Micah Miranda

Economic Development Director City of Chandler

Micah Miranda is the City of Chandler Economic Development Director. Chandler is home to some of the most notable firms in manufacturing, technology, financial, and business services that are supported through distinct employment corridors, superior infrastructure, and a concentration of highly-educated workers. Its long history of embracing the entrepreneurial spirit and large concentration of “idea industry” workers makes Chandler a destination for leading-edge companies and innovative thinkers.

Micah works closely with the Mayor and City Council, City Manager, and staff from City departments to facilitate economic development projects in Chandler which further enrich the business operating environment. He leads Chandler’s economic development division whose focus is to enhance a thriving and successful local economy through business attraction, retention, entrepreneurial development, tourism and smart city initiatives.

Micah has extensive experience in municipal and state economic development organizations as a leader, manager, and professional. His experience executing the strategic vision of City Councils and managing the operations of economic development offices is exemplified through his intense focus on collaboration to achieve results. 

Micah is a proud University of Arizona graduate. He is an active member in various economic development organizations such as the Arizona Association for Economic Development and International Economic Development Council.  In these roles, Micah continues his commitment to outreach, education, and community service as a leader in economic development.

Agenda Day 1

Thursday, February 27th, 2020


Autonomous vehicle companies are moving into key cities across America to deploy their driverless tech. How can cities get involved in this journey? Join this session to explore:
• How municipality and OEM partnerships can aide the deployment of autonomous vehicles;
• Using the City of Chandler and Waymo as a case study, looking at what these initial test deployments and safety training look like in practice;
• Feedback from the community: how to proactively engage and communicate with the community

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Micah.

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