Dean's Advisory Council
Chief Executive Officer
Harold Mills has spent his career successfully developing and leading technology and human resource businesses. As CEO of the award-winning ZeroChaos, Mr. Mills oversees the strategic direction and market development for one of the top global workforce management companies.
Mills is attributed with building ZeroChaos from inception to a multi-billion-dollar company with operations in over 15 countries. Recognized by experts as one of the great innovators in the industry, Mills and ZeroChaos are transforming the way Fortune 1000 companies acquire and manage their outside contingent labor. Its solutions-oriented business model, accompanied by its leading technology platform provides transparency and control to its customers supply chain enabling them to effectively measure, manage and significantly optimize this category.
Prior to ZeroChaos, Mr. Mills held various executive positions in general management and corporate development (mergers, acquisitions, and alliances) with leading solutions companies including human resources outsourcing and internet-based HR technology companies. At AT&T (formerly Ameritech), Mr. Mills was the Director and General Manager of one its emerging technology business units, which led its geographic expansion strategy into 37 states. Prior to Ameritech, Mr. Mills held several management positions with GE as a member of one its world-renowned fast-track management training programs.
Mr. Mills has been honored with many awards including the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year, where he now serves as one of its national judges; the Peter Yessne Staffing Industry Innovator of the Year; Orlando's Entrepreneur of the Year; the Orlando Most Influential Business Man; Orlando's Top 40 under 40 and many others. Mills is a member of the Young Presidents Organization and been featured in many industry and trade magazines, business journals and other business and trade outlets. Mr. Mills is a frequent international speaker at industry, Fortune 500 corporate and community events.
Mr. Mills received his bachelor's degree from Purdue University and his MBA from Harvard Business School. Mr. Mills resides in Orlando, Florida with his wife and three children and is actively involved with various community organizations. Mr. Mills serves on regional boards including the Florida Hospital for Children, the Florida Minority Business Opportunity Council, Boy Scouts of America and Fifth Third Bank, among others.