Josh Miller

Josh Miller takes an insightful and ambitious approach to creating a more inclusive world where everyone can show up 100. His values-based leadership is rooted in curiosity, creativity, courage, and connection.

Josh is the co-founder + CEO of IDEAS xLab (Louisville, KY) - named Nonprofit of the Year in 2019 by the Derby Diversity & Business Summit, and a Courageous Leadership Coach.

He has been described as a "force in our community" and "one of the most brilliant minds in Louisville,” and was selected for Louisville Business First's Forty under 40 (2018) and Business Equality Magazine’s Forty LGBTQ+ Leaders under 40 (2020), and is a CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion signatory.

Josh is a runner and cyclist, a 2x TEDx speaker, an advisor for the Derby Diversity & Business Summit, and founding Board Member of Civitas: Regional LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce headquartered in Louisville, KY. From 2016 - July 2019, he served as the Co-Chair of the Louisville Health Advisory Board's Communications Committee.

He is an artist with a background in entrepreneurship, art and business administration, and editorial production - and explores the world through photography and writing, documenting his journey through joshmiller.ventures. In addition to his outdoor explorations, Josh celebrates the brilliance and strength of LGBTQ+ and Black communities through photography and collaborative storytelling - challenging traditional notions of beauty, and working to make spaces inclusive for individuals who don’t drink alcohol. 

Josh’s work has been featured by the Aspen Institute, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, Louisville Business First, The Voice of Louisville, Business Equality Magazine, The Renewal Project, Creating Healthy Communities: Arts + Public Health in America, The Advocate, and more.

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