About the Author
Ms. Angela K. Miller possesses a unique combination of skills that bring perspective to the ecology.IT green technology blog. With over a decade of experience in environmental governmental agencies, more than 15 years guiding entities in complying with environmental regulations, and over 15 years as a Chief Information Officer, Chief Sustainability Officer, Manager, and Director of Information Technology, Ms. Miller understands the energy and environmental challenges presented by IT.
Ms. Miller began her career as an environmental scientist, working for a solar system manufacturer, Oxbow Geothermal, ICF Kaiser Engineers, and as an environmental paralegal. She then transitioned to governmental agencies, including the Texas Water Commission, the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission, and the Texas General Land Office where she was able to combine her natural aptitude for information technology with her sustainability background.
Ms. Miller shifted to pure Information Technology at Modus Media International where she had the opportunity to work directly with several key high-technology clients including IBM, Dell, AT&T, Sony, Intel, and Intuit. As a Director of IT Programs and Strategy for Hitachi Data Systems, Ms. Miller worked both with the internal IT teams on architecture, applications, and eBusiness, and externally with customers like Philips, Shell, Sun, HP, Ingram Micro, Acer, Lenovo, and others. She was also responsible for the IT initiatives to comply with international restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS) and the European Union’s Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) directives. She combined her environmental and IT background as the Chief Information Officer and Chief Sustainability Officer for NCTD, mass transit in San Diego County, California, where she won the San Diego Business Journal’s Exemplary CIO of the Year in 2010, and was named one of ComputerWorld’s Premiere 100 IT Leaders in 2012.
As founder of ecology.IT, Ms. Miller believes that companies can deploy more sustainable and environmentally-friendly information technology.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in english and economics from Rice University and a masters degree in Environmental Science from the University of Texas.