Cie Digital Labs Names Micah Miller Director of Product Development, Adding Proven Product Expert to Further Strengthen Leadership Team

Southern California Innovation Lab continues to expand, making key hire to innovation team

IRVINE, Calif., March 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cie Digital Labs (CDL), an accelerator of innovation for large enterprises and a growth accelerator for emerging startups, today announced that accomplished product executive Micah Miller has joined the company as Director of Product Development.

During his career, Micah has achieved success in developing products and digital apps for leading companies. He now brings this extensive expertise to Cie Digital Labs, where he will ensure products advance the company’s mission of helping enterprises innovate and startups scale. In overseeing CDL’s products, he will develop new technology and use it to launch products.

Prior to joining CDL, Micah was Director of Product at Thrive Market, an e-commerce membership-based retailer. Before that he was VP of Product for ConsumerTrack Inc, where he drove a 10% increase in revenue. From 2015 to 2017, Micah led product at Whalerock Industries, which created five of the top 20 Entertainment category apps in the App Store. Micah led all native mobile and web properties for the Kardashian and Jenner brands, which included digital feature sets like sticker apps. At one point in 2015, Whalerock’s $1.99 Kimoji emoticon app saw 9,000 downloads per millisecond, breaking records.

“How many people can say their creations broke the App Store? Micah is well known as a very hands on and effective product manager in fast-moving startups,” said John Montgomery, Chief Design Officer at Cie Digital Labs. “Our team will greatly benefit from Micah’s experience with tech transformation. We look forward to having him help grow our talent base in Orange County.”

Earlier in his career, Micah was Product Director at Demand Media which is now Leaf Group (NYSE: LFGR), where he led the vision on a mobile-first approach to new products. He also directed product at Myspace and began his career building products and partnerships at AOL. Micah’s experience leading direct-to-consumer multimedia apps and e-commerce products will enhance CDL’s digital product prowess.

“What’s most enticing about Cie Digital is that the exceptional team is committed to solving big problems across many different industries. They are recognized for entrepreneurship and digital innovation and the number of startups they’ve launched is impressive,” said Micah Miller. “Digital can have a huge impact on a customer’s experience of a brand. I look forward to helping create the best and most creative digital solutions for CDL’s clients across industries.”

This story first appeared in OCStartupsNow.  

About Cie Digital Labs
Cie Digital Labs (CDL) is an accelerator of innovation for large enterprises and a growth accelerator for emerging startups. CDL creates leading digital solutions, serves as an innovation lab for a variety of prominent global brands, and acts as a platform to develop and turn ground-breaking ideas into new technology ventures.

CDL blends Silicon Valley know-how, startup dynamism and speed with the business maturity of serial entrepreneurs, seasoned venture capitalists, and Fortune 500 executives. is proven combination drives cutting edge solutions for top enterprises’ strategic and operational business challenges. CDL’s leadership team has served key roles at various successful startups including Amazon, Yahoo!, Overture, eBay, Nativo and Internet Brands.
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Micah Miller named as Cie Digital Labs' new Director of Product Development