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Phil Herres
Phil has more than 30 years of executive experience serving technology companies in the areas of development, product management, general management and at the board level.

At A Glance

  • CEO, COO, Board member
  • Emerging companies to large multi-nationals; public, private and non-profit
  • President/CEO of five companies
  • Private - Advisory board roles
  • Successful creation and implementation of strategic plans
  • Technology background
  • Establishment of JVs and other strategic distribution arrangements
  • Has operated in over 100 countries
  • Managed or participated in the execution of 14 mergers and acquisitions
  • Successfully restructured groups, divisions and companies

Key Leadership Accomplishments

  • Grew a software applications company from $79 million to $174 million via international distribution and acquisitions
  • Profitably executed a $125 million consulting and communications product contract for a Fortune 500 company
  • Turned around a $15 million software consulting and testing company to become profitable in preparation for subsequent sale

Bio

Phil Herres has more than 30 years of executive experience serving technology companies in the areas of development, product management, general management and at the board level. He has in-depth knowledge of the internet, software and telecommunications markets, along with extensive experience in manufacturing and manufacturing processes. His early career in telecommunications included leadership positions at Nortel in various US locations. He joined Aldus as COO where he doubled revenue in three years before the company was acquired by Adobe. Over the course of his career, Phil established and managed operations throughout Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Indonesia, Japan and Taiwan. As a CEO and management consultant in recent years, he has worked with companies to lead them to profitability, broaden distribution, and significantly increase revenues, and has participated in a number of company sales, mergers and acquisitions. Phil holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Gonzaga University, an MBA from the University of Oregon, has done post-graduate work in Organization Design at UCLA, and has a professional license in Manufacturing Engineering from the State of California.