Each year INCOSE awards 1 of over 10,000 members of the organization the Founders Award. To no surprise, this prestigious award was given to Bill Miller this year for a life time of contributions to the systems engineering profession and community. Mr. Miller was recognized for his long-term and diverse support to INCOSE enabling the organization to grow and evolve. He was noted as being one of the driving forces behind INCOSE's collaborative culture of engagement, constantly working as an ambassador and a connector for both the profession and the organization.
The description below provided by INCOSE sheds light on the significance of this award:
"The Founders Award is a highly prestigious award presented annually to one distinguished member of INCOSE who has made a major contribution to INCOSE. The award recognizes outstanding individual contributions to INCOSE, be they a single event or a lifetime of significant efforts. These contributions are of a highly significant nature and contribute positively to the advancement of INCOSE or an INCOSE Chapter. Examples of such contributions include extending INCOSE's international growth, developing new Chapters, significantly advancing INCOSE's professional status and making significant personal commitments to INCOSE such as long-term service in a leadership role."
Please congratulate Bill Miller on this impressive accomplishment!