Founder & CEO at WashingTECH Policy Podcast
Joe Miller is a media, technology and business lawyer, as well as podcaster, blogger, columnist and professional speaker. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Joe spent more than a decade working in broadcast radio and tv in New York.
Before launching The WashingTECH Policy Podcast in 2015, Joe spent several years advising and representing nonprofit organizations based in Washington, D.C. on a variety of matters before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Congress, and within local communities. His advocacy interests lie in promoting affordable broadband access, closing achievement gaps in science, technology engineering and math (STEM) education, tech entrepreneurship, and diversity and inclusion throughout the tech sector.
A native of New York City’s Upper West Side (well before the suburban big-box stores and $1.7 million condos arrived) he attended the acclaimed Fiorello H. LaGuardia (Fame) High School of Music and Art and the Performing Arts under the direction of Justin DiCioccio. He is a graduate of New York Law School (J.D.), the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh (B.S.), and pursued additional coursework at The Mannes College of Music–The New School. He is admitted to the bars of the State of New York, District of Columbia and the Supreme Court of the United States.
In his spare time, Joe enjoys running, obstacle course racing, live music and providing pro bono legal assistance to Washington, D.C. residents who are homeless or threatened by homelessness. He lives in Northern Virginia with his wife and two daughters.
This panel will address the role and responsibility of local and national government in helping create a more diverse and inclusive tech ecosystem.