Zach Miles, Esq. was hired in November 2013 as the Executive Director of UNLV Technology Transfer and Development. His job is to manage the commercialization of intellectual property owned by UNLV. Prior to UNLV, Miles worked with the Tech Venture & Commercialization at the University of Utah where he helped numerous startups.
He was the Deputy Executive Director when University of Utah was named the top university in the country for creating startup companies (something needed in Southern Nevada) by the Association of University Technology Managers, beating out schools such as MIT, Johns Hopkins and Purdue.
He has a BS in Microbiology from Weber State University and a JD from the University of New Hampshire School of Law.