Ken Miles

Founder & Chief Connection Officer, Intent Partners

Ken Miles is a connector of people, spaces, and ideas. A strategist, producer, and network builder, Ken holds over a decade of experience in stakeholder relationship development, community-centered partnerships, and creative activations across both public and private sectors.

He has been instrumental in a range of community and culture efforts from elevating regional voter engagement efforts with the help of Pharrell Williams, associate producing Season 1 of the Ben & Jerry’s Into The Mix podcast, and managing brand rollout elements for the award-winning Black Ambition Prize to close the wealth and opportunity gap through entrepreneurship.

From storytelling and narrative development, to partnerships and branding, to engagement and activation, Ken continues to unlock transformations for organizations at the intersection of care, bold ideas, and local impact through Intent Partners.

Prior to founding Intent Partners, Ken also held a Director of Strategic Partnerships role at a health startup founded by a two-term member of President Obama’s Fitness Sports & Nutrition Advisory Council, was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Civic Hall, and served on the Vassar College Board of Trustees.

Ken lives in Harlem, New York, where he is a Columbia University Community Scholar and community board member.

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