Jody Greenstone Miller

Jody Greenstone Miller

Jody Greenstone Miller is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Business Talent Group (BTG), the leading global marketplace for top independent consultants and executives interested in project-based work. BTG was recently named to Inc. Magazine’s prestigious list of the 5000 fastest-growing companies in America and to the Forbes list of America’s 100 “Most Promising Companies.” Fortune Magazine named Jody one of its ten “Most Promising Women Entrepreneurs” in September 2015.  She was also named by EY as one of twelve “Entrepreneurial Winning Women” in North America.

Jody has served in senior roles in business, government, media, law, and the non-profit world. Prior to founding BTG, from 2000 to 2007, Jody was a venture partner focusing on media and education with Maveron, the Seattle-based venture capital firm. She was previously executive vice president and later acting president and COO of Americast, the digital television and interactive services partnership of The Walt Disney Company and regional telephone companies. Jody also served in the White House as Special Assistant to President Bill Clinton, where she was Deputy to David Gergen, Counselor to the President.

Jody also helped to launch a successful documentary television division for Time-Life Television early in her career and established a Lehman Brothers investment banking office in South Carolina. A lawyer by training, Jody was selected as a White House Fellow and served in the Department of the Treasury under President George H. W. Bush and served as Legal Counsel to South Carolina Governor Richard Riley. Jody began her career as a lawyer at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York.

Jody serves on the board of directors of Capella Education Company (NASDAQ) and served on the board of TRW (NYSE) for 10 years until their acquisition by ZF in May 2015. Jody serves on the advisory board of the Drucker Institute, and on the board of Peer Health Exchange, Inc. She is also a co-founder and board member of the National Campaign to Prevent Teenage and Unplanned Pregnancy.

An outspoken thought leader on the future of work, Jody has been featured in outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fortune, Fast Company, Business Insider, The Economist, The Financial Times, CNN, Stanford University, Fox Business and Bloomberg. Clay Christensen in the Harvard Business Review cited BTG as a “disrupter” of the traditional consulting model and Fast Company referred to Miller as a “workplace innovator.” Along with her husband, Matt Miller, Jody wrote the “Big Idea” feature for the Harvard Business Review, “The Rise of the Supertemp” which observers cite as the definitive analysis of the independent professional talent trend. (to view media highlights, click here.)

Jody holds a BA from the University of Michigan with highest distinction and a JD from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she was Order of the Coif and winner of the Lile Moot Court competition. Jody resides in Los Angeles with her husband and has a teenage daughter.

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