Management Team


Ilissa Miller, President

Ilissa-160x200Since 2013, Ilissa Miller has served as President of NEDAS, where she is the driving force for the organization’s annual programs, including conferences, training sessions and networking socials. Ilissa is the Founder and CEO of iMiller Public Relations, a role to which she brings nearly two decades of experience in sales, marketing and product development to assist telecommunications and technology companies to achieve brand recognition within a rapidly evolving industry.

Linda Michaels, Vice President of Business Development

Linda Michaels is a seasoned technology sales management professional with extensive experience in the IT and telecommunications industry. As the Vice President of Business Development at NEDAS, Linda drives strategic growth initiatives for the organization’s sales and partnerships while managing the team to achieve revenue, marketing and event objectives. She identifies new sponsorship, advertising and sales opportunities for NEDAS events as well as digital publications, Data Center POST and CloudPOST. Linda is also responsible for management of event sales associates and monitors and tracks sales to ensure the achievement of annual revenue goals.

 Joanna Soucy, Staff Writer/Contributor

Joanna-160x200Joanna Soucy is an accomplished writer with a solid professional foundation in sales, marketing and event planning. As Vice President of Strategic Development at iMiller Public Relations, Joanna develops business planning strategies and oversees iMPR’s growing client portfolio and account management team. Previously, she was Director of Technical Writing at iMPR, accountable for managing a team of technical writers in the definition, development and delivery of original content for various client communications.

Daniel Highet, Staff Writer/Contributor

Daniel-Highet-Sunglasses-Cropped-139x200Daniel Highet’s career as a public relations professional, brand strategist, copywriter, journalist and producer spans over twenty years. He is Director of Content at iMiller Public Relations. Applying a distinctly creative and message-driven approach to communications development, he has worked with Fortune 50 global enterprises, small and medium-sized businesses, and startups in telecommunications, technology, healthcare, financial services, entertainment and media.

Laurie Kotuce, Staff Writer/Contributor

Laurie-Updated-133x200Laurie Kotuce is a technical writer at iMiller Public Relations where she is responsible for the development of original content, including bylined articles, press releases, media alerts, blogs and other communications for a host of telecommunications and technology clients. She is a VIP Member of the National Association of Professional Women. Laurie graduated with honors from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Advertising/Public Relations and Digital Media Arts.