Philip is an expert in applying ICT to achieve sustainability. He has been a pioneer in resource informatics for sustainability (managing multiple resource streams via integrated data management). Philip has held senior, global positions in sales, operations and law. He also has sold and led complex, multi-million dollar projects managing data.
At the Smart Cities Council, Philip manages the Council’s business affairs and pursues international partnerships. He is also responsible for developing the Council’s data architecture for its knowledge repository, which uses triple bottom line taxonomies and ontologies to integrate multiple data sources.
Prior to joining the Council, Philip was VP of Sales for TopQuadrant a leading big data software company. Before that, he was the Managing Editor of Smart Grid News for more than three years, authoring numerous articles and editorials on smart energy and smart infrastructure.
Philip previously spent a decade in industrial security, serving as the President of a CCTV manufacturing company and co-founding G2 Technology, one of Russia’s largest domestic security integrators.
Prior to entering the industrial security, he practiced law in Seattle, WA and Washington DC. He was the General Counsel for First Virtual Holdings, the first Internet payment company, taking it public in 1996.
Philip graduated from the University of Virginia with a BA, received his law degree from William & Mary and a Masters in Tax from George Washington University.