Michigan's economic challenge

Sep 27, 2007

Dr. William Miller will present the first in a series of lectures on economic development related to Flint, Genesee County and the Sate of Michigan.

Kettering is collaborating with Baker College, Mott Community College and UM-Flint with support from the Greater Genesee Chamber of Commerce to host a series of four presentations on economic development for Flint, Genesee County and the State of Michigan.

The first speaker is Dr. William "Bill" Miller. He will speak on "A New Fourth Generation (4G) of Innovation Management helps solve Michigan's Economic Challenge," Friday, Oct. 12, from 9 to 10:30 a.m., in McKinnon Theater in the Academic Building at the corner of Chevrolet and Third avenues.

The presentation is open to the public free of charge and requires no registration. Faculty, staff and students of all the sponsoring institutions are invited to attend. The entire series of presentations will take place between October 2007 and March 2008. The purpose of this effort is to generate ideas and commitment to collaborative action for economic recovery in the State of Michigan and our region.

Miller earned a BSE in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University and received both his MS and PhD from Pennsylvania State University in Electrical Engineering. He is currently president of 4G Innovation LLC, a management consulting firm. He has also served as an adjunct professor at the University of Michigan Business School. His global clients have included Samsung, Gillette, USG and ETAS.