Philip is the CEO and founder of Scepter, Inc., an atmospheric intelligence company focused on providing real-time global air pollution monitoring and value added services. He has a successful track record as both senior executive and entrepreneur with leadership and engineering expertise in high-tech, satellite services, renewable energy and complex infrastructure development. As an entrepreneur, Philip founded a satellite communications company, ProtoStar Ltd., to provide DTH bandwidth to small-dish television operators across Asia.
As CEO he led financing and raised over $500 million in debt and equity; closed anchor customers in India, Singapore, Indonesia, and the Philippines; led debt refinancing in 2009; and sold the satellites to Intelsat and SES. He also founded and serves on the board of two renewable energy companies, Trio Renewable Gas and Bluefield Renewable Energy, which specialize in the deployment of mass market, modular thermo-chemical conversion equipment across the Americas and Asia.
Earlier in his career at GM Hughes, Philip helped develop several domestic and international satellite ventures including DirecTV, Galaxy Latin America, Asia Pacific Mobile Telephone, and Spaceway. Philip earned his MBA from Stanford University and his BS and MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic University.