Eric Miller is a co-owner of Tempe-based PADT, which provides tools and services to companies designing and manufacturing physical products. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley. As co-founder of PADT in 1994, Eric pursued his interests in simulation, 3D printing, and small business management. Eric often writes and speaks on simulation, design, 3D printing, startups, and the high-tech sector and regularly contributes to the Phoenix Business Journal. In addition, he is a startup mentor and angel investor, sits on the board of several tech-related organizations, and is Chair of the Arizona Technology Council Board of Directors.