Product & Design in Portland
Techstars-backed founder and designer specializing in 0→1 products & brands. Advocate for embracing unexpected joy. Champion of tiny moments that make a big impact.
4G Clinical is a growth-stage company backed by Goldman Sachs, focused on improving clinical trials' speed, accuracy, and safety.
Tiny Creative was an independent product design studio focused on supporting early-stage startups.
Founded and led a Techstars-funded startup that created a prototyping platform to help companies design, build, and ship device experiences.
Citizen was an independent product agency acquired by EY.
Worked on a team of product designers and engineers building software for Dell's emerging line of mobile devices.
Provided design and art direction for Fortune-tier enterprises, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, startups, and creative agencies.
Parent speaker for the UW (University of Washington) Schools of Nursing & Medicine's Pediatric Palliative Care Graduate Program
This week on Mildly Interesting People, we struggle through some technical difficulties but — more importantly — we get to spend some quality time with Kat Miller, the founder of Foxbox (foxboxes.org/) an amazing nonprofit that provides support for infants and their families through long hospital stays.
Trigger warning: This episode contains discussions of cancer, hospitalization, and death.
Cami Kaos and Rick Turoczy are mildly interesting people. Kat Miller is VERY interesting.
The loss of a loved one can feel unbearable at time. It is through support that we find our healing. This episode is about a life, a community, and a mission to fill boxes of love for babies in hospitals.
Kat [Miller], Co-founder and CEO of Stand In, talks with us about acquiring beta users and qualifying their feedback. She also talks about the importance and impact of adding prototyping to your workflow.
Founded a volunteer-run nonprofit organization that supports infants and their families through extended hospital stays.
Artistic Honors Scholarship (2003-07)