Mark S. Miller

Silicon Chisel

Consulting Technologist Innovation & Experience

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"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."
— Arthur C. Clarke

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I am a self-motivated problem solver and technical leader offering over 30 years of experience supporting new products from concept through deployment. I specialize in "out of the box" thinking and doing "the impossible." I started Silicon Chisel back in 2000 when the "Dot-Com Bubble" burst and have had a wide experience consulting on everything from small-business sites to bootstrapping start-ups.

Skill Set

  • 10
    Ruby on Rails
  • 24
  • 16
  • 32
  • 16
  • 20
    Adobe CS

Years of Experience

  • 34
  • 12
    Executive Management
  • 25
    Product Development
  • 16

More of my credentials.

Here are some of the positions I've held in the technology sector.

Significant Experience

Consultant / Owner

2000 - Present

Silicon Chisel

Silicon Chisel is a technology consultancy located in Los Angeles. We are experts at content management systems and open-source technology, such as was used to construct this site. Using the right technology for the application is core to Silicon Chisel's methodology. Building hybrid sites which combine mySQL-driven systems, JavaScript, and traditional web pages is often the best way to get performance, flexibility, and maintainability.

Chief Technical Officer

2006 - 2016

DialedIN, Inc.

Held sole responsibility for design, development, user-experience, and deployment of a start-up Web 2.0 marketing communications and management platform: The technology foundation is based on Ruby-on-Rails, jQuery and Flash technologies. Developed and deployed the companyʼs iOS app on both iPad and iPhone platforms.

Information Architect

2005 - 2006

Local Television Network - Los Angeles, Inc.

Held sole responsibility for design and deployment of the online presence of a start-up local-interest television network. The technology foundation is based on open-source technology and integrates various content management systems with Flash-based media delivery. Designed and developed the first generation of the site, including creating a complete broadcast episode database and video library, in under 60 days to meet station launch date milestone.

Director of Design

1997 - 1999

Motorsport Simulations, Inc.

Directed a team of software engineers, network specialists, physicists, artists, and 3D modelers to create an online motorcycle racing simulation game. The product, AMA Superbike, was delivered to market within the forecasted duration. During a crisis situation, drafted the complete product manual within seventy-two hours. Negotiated a license for Marimba technology to provide online game updates. The company was one of the first online entertainment companies to implement Push Technology for updates.

GUI Architect

1995 - 1997

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Played a leadership role in graphic user interface (GUI) design for the network management business unit. Created and oversaw technical efforts for the "MOJO" (Management Over Java Products) project. Promoted Java technology for network management with field operations. Orchestrated an initiative to develop a uniform look and feel across corporationwide management applications. Created the first Java-based SNMP layer and router administration console..


Bachelor of Science
Computer Engineering


Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Graduated with a hybrid hardware/software degree in computer and software design.


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