Sandy Miller

Sandra Miller, a Director at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, is charged with developing programs to catalyze entrepreneurs of high-growth, scalable businesses. The first of such programs is the Kauffman Entrepreneur Postdoctoral Fellowship program, (see, which educates and trains scientist-founders who will create the high-growth technology companies of tomorrow. Sandra joined the Kauffman Foundation after thirteen years at Stanford, where she had a major role in the formation of the Stanford Biodesign Program—a landmark educational program training the next generation of biomedical technology leaders. As Managing Director of Biodesign, Sandra counseled numerous Stanford inventors on issues such as technology licensing, new company and founding team formation, fundraising strategy, and university policies (consulting, intellectual property ownership, conflict of interest). More recently, Sandra was the Program Director for the Stanford Bioengineering Department’s Translational Research Partnership Award from the Wallace Coulter Foundation.