Ralph Miller sits on the Board of Directors as Chief Executive Officer. Ralph started Calsense in 1986, engineering the company’s first products; soil moisture sensing with a computer, microprocessor based controller. A key component of the Calsense success is factory-direct support to the customer and Ralph launched the field service department early on to help customers use water conservation technology successfully.
Prior to Calsense, Ralph was Vice President and General Manager of TRW’s LSI products division in La Jolla, CA. Ralph was employed at TRW as a semiconductor engineer, after receiving a BA degree in Physics from UCLA in 1967. Over the following nineteen years, he worked his way through the ranks as Section Head, then Department Manager. In 1977 he was chosen to lead a start up company, which became TRW’s LSI products division and grew the business over an eight-year period, to over four hundred employees and annual sales in excess of fifty million dollars.