Managing Director at Biomimicry 3.8 http://www.biomimicry.net  Nicole Miller serves as the managing director of Biomimicry 3.8, a certified BCorp and social enterprise dedicated to help change-makers create a more sustainable world by emulating nature’s designs and core principles. Since joining the company in 2012 Nicole’s leadership has played a pivotal role in the growth and success of the company’s core services.  Nicole’s background in Corporate Sustainability and global supply chain development supports her work to bring biological intelligence-based innovation solutions to a wide range of global clients dedicated to innovation and sustainability. As managing director she also drives internal strategy, projects and initiatives that support the legacy of Biomimicry 3.8, with her primary goal to create a 100 year company. Recently she has overseen the development and launch of the first accredited Master’s of Science degree in biomimicry program in partnership with Arizona State University, key strategic partnerships to increase access and application of biomimicry, include clients such as Estee Lauder, Johnson & Johnson, Target, Lululemon, Interface and other leading Fortune 100 innovators and sustainability leaders.   Nicole holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Montana. She is a Fellow of Columbia University’s American Assembly Next Generation Project—a review of U.S. Global Policy and the Future of International Institutions. Nicole has been included in feature stories in The Wall Street Journal and Time Magazine, as well as profiled in Digital IQ Magazine. She has received the Utah Business “30 under 30” Award for her work at Overstock.com and was recently awarded “20 under 40” by the Missoulian for her work at Biomimicry 3.8.