AKHAN Semiconductor Inc of Gurnee, IL, USA, which specializes in the fabrication and application of lab-grown, electronics-grade nanocrystalline (NCD)-based materials & devices for semiconductor and electronic applications, says that Jeffrey Miller has joined it as sales advisor to the board.
Miller was most recently Motorola Mobility LLC’s corporate VP & general manager of North American Sales and Operations based in Chicago, managing the firm’s multi-billion dollar North American P&L, including oversight of business relationships with wireless operators and retailers, while handling global technical sales, and program management. He also currently serves on the board of directors for 1871, Chicago’s start-up incubator.
Previously, Miller served in several general management positions and was responsible for leading Motorola’s Enterprise market segment, Global Strategic Accounts Program and served as the leader of Motorola’s Global eCommerce business.
Prior to these roles, Miller spent five years as executive VP of sales & marketing of Santa Barbara, CA-based start-up Somera Communications, which he took public in 1999. Before Somera, Miller worked at Motorola Inc from 1996-1999, leading sales, engineering and deployment teams within the Cellular Infrastructure Group. He also has more than 10 years of experience at AT&T, holding leadership positions in sales management, marketing and product management.
“With over 25 years of experience in the consumer hardware and telecommunications industries with Fortune 500 and start-up companies, Jeff’s distinguished career and track record for meeting business growth targets through strategic partnerships will be an asset to our company, particularly as we begin the launch of our Miraj Diamond Glass products for Consumer businesses,” says founder & CEO Adam Khan. “Having worked on several successful programs previously with Jeff, both myself and the other Motorola alumni on the AKHAN team look forward to continuing that success at AKHAN working alongside Jeff,” adds president & chief operating officer Carl Shurboff.