Board Member, Founder, President & CEO
Joseph S. Miller, Esq. is the Founder and President of WashingTECH. Founded in 2014, WashingTECH is the Inclusive Voice of Tech Law and Policy in Washington, D.C. Via its bi-weekly newsletter, podcast, and live events, WashingTECH is a hub focused on the intersection between tech law and policy, social justice, and inclusion.
Prior to founding WashingTECH, Joe served as Deputy Director and Senior Policy Director of the Media and Technology Institute at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies--the world's preeminent think tank focused exclusively on the socioeconomic and political outcomes of African Americans. Previously, he was a Fellow with the Multicultural Media, Telecom & Internet Council, where he advocated on behalf of underrepresented communities on Capitol Hill and at the FCC. Prior to that, he spent over a decade working in advertising sales, production, and promotions in broadcast radio and television stations in New York City including Hot 97, Classical WQXR-FM -- then-owned by The New York Times -- and CBS Television Stations Group. He also worked in corporate estimating within McGraw-Hill's educational publishing division while he attended law school at night.
Joe is currently a member of the Center for Democracy and Technology's Advisory Committee, Google's Next Gen Policy Leaders cohort, and was recognized as a Media Trailblazer by the Consumer Electronics Show in 2019.
He is admitted to practice law in New York, the District of Columbia, and before the Supreme Court of the United States. He is a proud graduate of the State University of New York, Plattsburgh, B.Sc., Mass Communications with Concentration in Music, with honors, where he was a member of Omicron Delta Kappa. He earned his J.D. from New York Law School, where he edited its Media Law and Policy Journal. While in law school, he interned in the legal department at Sun Microsystems. Additionally, he is an alum of the renowned Fiorello H. La Guardia High School of Music & Art & the Performing Arts at
New York's Lincoln Center.