Dave Miller (software developer)

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Dave Miller
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Born 1972 (age 41–42)
Port Huron, Michigan
Nationality American
Occupation software developer
Known for Bugzilla

Dave Miller (born 1972) is an American software engineer best known as the project leader and one of the main original developers of the Bugzilla bug tracking tool developed at Mozilla.Org.[1][2] He assumed the role of Bugzilla's maintainer after the previous maintainer, Tara Hernandez, stepped down.[citation needed] His Bugzilla component responsibilities are bugzilla.org and Query/Buglist.[3] He is currently employed by the Mozilla Corporation.

Miller is also the creator and maintainer of bzbot, an IRC bot written in Perl.


Miller was born in Port Huron, Michigan in 1972 . He began attending Adrian College in 1990. Miller then took on a variety of technical and management roles for Meijer, an regional supermarket chain. In 2001, Miller became the lead software engineer for the online company Syndicomm and then at Steelcase. In March 2004, he left America Online to join the startup which would become Canonical Ltd..[4] He began working at Mozilla full-time in January 2005.[5]

Miller lives in Jamestown, Michigan,[when?] with his wife Loreen Hollar and two children: Brendan (born 1998) and Makenzie (born 2001).


  1. ^ Goldman, Jeff (July 26, 2006). "Trouble Ticketing Systems Directory: Bugzilla". ISP-Planet. Retrieved 2008-11-06. 
  2. ^ "ohlo Profile: Dave Miller". ohlo. Retrieved 2008-11-06. 
  3. ^ "Bugzilla Current Developers". The Mozilla Organization. August 13, 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-06. 
  4. ^ "Interview with Dave Miller". Mozilla Digital Memory Bank. 2007-08-08. Retrieved 2008-11-06. 
  5. ^ Miller, Dave (2008). "David’s Mini-Bio". JustDave's Blog. Retrieved 2008-11-10. 

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