Speaker's Biography:

Anthony Miller
Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Department of Education

Anthony Miller is the deputy secretary and chief operating officer at the U.S. Department of Education. In this role, he manages a broad range of operational, management and program functions. Prior to joining the department in 2009, Miller was an operating partner with Silver Lake, a leading private equity firm. In addition to his extensive private-sector operating experience, Miller advised the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) from 1997 to 2000, developing student achievement goals and strategies, aligning budgets and operating plans, and designing metrics and processes for overseeing district-wide performance. Through his service as an ex officio member of the LAUSD Board of Education Budget and Finance Committee in 2002-2003, he deepened his understanding of state funding and school district budgeting matters. Miller is a graduate of Purdue University and holds an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.