CTO of Wayfair, Jim Miller: What's Your Legacy Going To Be?
Jim Miller currently serves as the Chief Technology Officer for Wayfair, an American e-commerce company that sells furniture and home-goods. He has spent his career scaling operations in executive roles at innovative tech companies such as Google, Amazon, Intel, and Cisco. Before joining Google, Jim Miller was the Executive Vice President of Sanmina, one of the world’s largest electronic manufacturing service providers, where he spearheaded their industrial, cleantech, multimedia, and automotive businesses. He now serves on the board of directors for multiple private companies and an advisory board member of the Retail Management Institute here at SCU. He received his B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from Purdue University and his M.S. from MIT.We invite the CTO of Wayfair, Jim Miller, to discuss the lessons he's learned from his time working for hyper growth companies such as Amazon, Google, and Intel, where his passion for technology blossomed, his role as a board member for various companies, character traits that make a great leader, fostering diversity in the workplace, and cultivating a memorable legacy.