With 25+ years of high tech business leadership experience as a public and private company CEO, Phil has experienced many of the challenges inherent in navigating the difficult process of creating, growing, and sustaining a profitable enterprise. His business experience includes serving as the CEO and Founder of several successful high tech firms as well as CEO level leadership at a number of public companies. During his career, he was twice a finalist in the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year program.
Prior to his business career, Phil served with distinction for 8 years as a Naval Intelligence Officer earning consistent top 1% performance reports, selection for early promotion, and other honors. He earned his BA, Political Science from Brigham Young University and has taken part in additional professional development endeavors including the Masters of Science, Strategic Intelligence Program at the Defense Intelligence Agency and executive development programs at the Stanford and Harvard Business Schools.