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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.'"
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
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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.
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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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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