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Herb Miller - The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business. Austin, TX, US

Herb Miller Herb Miller

Senior Lecturer, Department of Marketing | The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business


Sales and marketing, branding, market strategies, personal success and leadership


Areas of Expertise (13)

Business Management Marketing Management Accounting-Managerial Marketing Strategy Personal & Professional Development Brand & Identity Development and Execution International Marketing Sales and Customer Service Marketing & Branding Sales Management Leadership Customer Satisfaction Career Success


Herbert A. Miller, Jr. is a dynamic educator, consultant and speaker on successful strategies and behaviors in the fields of sales, marketing, and brand management. He researches and lectures on subjects related to sales, sales management, strategic marketing problems, marketing management, international marketing, competitive marketing strategies, customer service, and direct marketing. He has mentored thousands of college students into positive career paths, including chief executives, professional athletes, and elected officials.

Miller is a senior lecturer in the department of marketing at McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin, teaching both undergraduate and graduate level courses. Previously, he was a project manager for IBM Corporation, and served as the IBM Executive in Residence at UT Austin.

Miller conducts a nationally recognized sales and marketing seminar, Managing Sales Professionals for Performance and has taught sales management, leadership, and marketing strategy for over 14 years. He is also a consultant for many U.S and international companies and entrepreneurs.

Miller is a popular speaker at sales and management conferences on such topics as effective communication, leadership, customer service, business ethics, time management, global marketing strategies and marketing restructuring. A few of the organizations he has worked with are NCH Corp., Blue Bell Creamery, Dell Corporation, The Summers Group, Super Shuttle, General Mills, Neiman Marcus, Macy's, BMW of North America, New York State Bankers Association and many others.

The American Marketing Association recently named Miller the UT Marketing Professor of the Year, and he was awarded the Most Outstanding Professor in the College of Business by Alpha Kappa Psi, a professional business fraternity.

In 2014 he was chosen as one of the top 10 most talented and inspired faculty members at the university by the alumni magazine, The Alcalde. "In Herbert Miller's classroom, you aren't just a student. You're a brand. 'I always tell students they are a product,' Miller says. 'People are watching you; you have to market yourself and your skills to really wow them.'"




Crash Course in Personal Branding, from the McCombs School of Business


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Herb Miller - MKT 320F


Education (3)

The University of Texas at Austin, Graduate Business School: Coursework Completed, Management Development and Manufacturing System Engineering

University of Detroit : MBA Coursework Completed, Business Administration

University of Hartford : Bachelor of Science, Marketing Management

Media Appearances (7)

Herb Miller's 10-Point Crash Course in Personal Branding

McCombs Today  online


Herb Miller's 10 principles of personal branding, which he delivers with his characteristic classroom vigor, and thoughts from students who have benefitted from Miller's insights.

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Passion, Networking Are Building Blocks for Career Success

McCombs Today  online


"Herb Miller's class on sales management stands out to me because it inspired my business career after leaving UT. It taught me how to do business through relationships, building partnerships and building trusting, working relationships with your clients."

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The Texas 10: Most Talented and Inspiring UT Professors Ever to Walk the Forty Acres

Alcalde Magazine  online


Miller knows a thing or two about success. After all, his former students include Ticket City CEO Randy Cohen and Nike VP Hans George. Another one of his former students is Arizona Cardinals linebacker Sam Acho, whom Miller helped one-on-one to develop his brand as a student-athlete on the Forty Acres.

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When a Lasting Impression Translates Into a Gift for Others

McCombs Today  online


The Herbert A. Miller, Jr. Endowed Dean's Scholarship in Business was established by the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System on June 11, 2012, to benefit The University of Texas McCombs School of Business.

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Business Victory at F1 Circuit of the Americas

McCombs Today  online


He said Senior Lecturer Herb Miller, his professor turned mentor and friend, helped him achieve his success and kept him connected with the McCombs School of Business.

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Personal Branding Tips from NFL's Sam Acho

McCombs Today  online


The subject of his talk actually originated with the honors independent study program he completed while he was a student. Acho worked with senior marketing lecturer Herb Miller to study how ethics relate to brand success and failure for professional athletes.

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Marketing Professor to Be Recognized by Texas State House of Representatives for Teaching Award

UT News  online


Herb Miller, senior lecturer in the Department of Marketing in the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin, will be recognized May 10 by the Texas State House of Representatives for his receipt of a Texas Exes Teaching Award.

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Sample Talks (1)

Managing Sales Professionals for Performance

Miller conducts a nationally recognized sales and marketing seminar, and has taught sales management, leadership, and marketing strategy for over 14 years.



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