Passionate about technology disruption and economic development, Phil sits on the Board of Valo Networks, a new venture that will enable AgTech, smart homes and rural economic development in Alberta and Saskatchewan and InterGen, a fund designed to invest in scale-up companies in Alberta.
Prior to joining Payload Technologies as CEO, Phil lead senior level positions in the energy, telecommunications and software industries and has contributed to several regional and international initiatives in North America and Europe.
An active volunteer, Phil is involved with numerous Civic and economic development organizations, is the past Chair of the Calgary Chamber of Commerce by the Board of Directors and recently appointed Honorary Consul to Sri Lanka in Alberta. His work with non-for-profit organizations and Boards has focused on strategy and growth, regulatory matters, community engagement, corporate governance and government relations.
Phil holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary, as well as an MBA in Digital Technologies Management from Royal Roads University.