CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AKHAN Semiconductor, a technology company specializing in the fabrication and application of lab-grown, electronics-grade diamonds, announced today that Jeffrey Miller has joined the company as Sales Advisor to the Board. He will be based in AKHAN’s global headquarters in Gurnee, Illinois. Mr. Miller joins AKHAN from Motorola Mobility LLC, where he was Corporate Vice President and General Manager of North American Sales and Operations based in Chicago. During his time with Motorola Mobility, Mr. Miller managed the company’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. Mr. Miller also currently serves on the Board of Directors for 1871, Chicago’s start-up incubator.
Prior to his most recent role at Motorola, Mr. 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, Mr. Miller spent five years with Santa Barbara, CA-based start-up, Somera Communications, as the Executive Vice-President of Sales & Marketing, a company that Mr. Miller took public in 1999. Before Somera, Mr. 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 various 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,” said Adam Khan, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of AKHAN. Carl Shurboff, President and Chief Operating Officer of AKHAN continued “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.”
Mr. Miller holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and an MBA from The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH.
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AKHAN is a technology company specializing in the fabrication and application of electronics-grade diamonds as functional semiconductors. AKHAN is headquartered in Gurnee, Lake County, Illinois. Additional information about AKHAN is available on the Company's website at http://www.akhansemi.com/.