Founder and President STARTUPFEST - Elevator World Tour - ResolveTO - FWD50
Phil may have an engineering background, but this seasoned entrepreneur got a taste of the startup world fresh out of university. His journey started in the early 90s pre-internet era when he joined Public Technologies Multimedia—a startup that grew from a handful of people, to hundreds of people in just a few short years. Although he launched his career as a programmer, Phil was quickly drawn into the business side of startups
In 2003 Phil decided to start his own chapter with Embrase, a business-consulting firm centered on bringing innovation to the enterprise market. Despite his 20+ years of executive experience driving strategic business
Phil is also a board member of the Osmo Foundation and is the President andChairman of the Montreal Startup Foundation. Phil is the Founder of Startupfest, the Elevator World Tour, ResolveTO and now FWD50.