Santa Clara University

Jeffrey A. Miller
Location: Nobili Hall

Jeffrey A. Miller

Chair of the CSTS Advisory Board, CEO and President of JAMM Ventures

Jeff Miller is President of JAMM Ventures, a business consulting company. Prior to establishing his firm, Jeff spent from 2002 through 2006 as a venture partner with Redpoint Ventures. At Redpoint, Jeff's area of focus was mentoring CEOs of several Redpoint companies, particularly those in the enterprise and infrastructure software markets. Most of Jeff's career was spent in operating companies. He was CEO of Documentum, Inc. (DCTM), an enterprise document management software company, from 1993 to 2001, and Chairman of the Board from 1999 to 2003. Under Jeff's leadership, Documentum became one of the fastest growing technology companies in the country. Starting as a private company with 15 employees and $500K of sales when he joined, Documentum had, by 2001, become a publically traded NASDAQ company with 1,200 employees and revenues over $200 million. Jeff has more than 40 years of high tech experience, in semiconductors, hardware, and software companies, having spent the early years of his career at Fairchild Semiconductor and Intel, and holding senior marketing and general management executive positions at Adaptec and Cadence Design Systems.

Jeff has served on the Board of Directors of a number of high technology companies. He currently serves on the Boards of two private companies, Datameer Inc. (Big Data Analytics Solutions) and Lithium Technologies (Social CRM solutions), and one public company, ServiceNow (Service Management SaaS; NOW NYSE). In addition to his business focus, Jeff and his wife, Karen, are active philanthropists. They both serve on the Golden State Warriors Community Foundation Board. Jeff serves on three other philanthropic Boards, The American Prairie Reserve and two connected to Santa Clara University, the Board of Trustees and the Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship, where he is Chair of the Advisory Board.

Jeff holds a Masters of Business Administration (1976) and a Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (1973) from Santa Clara University.