Charles Phillips

by LP Green, II

Chief Executive Officer

Charles Phillips is the Chief Executive Officer of Infor, the third largest provider of enterprise applications and services in the world, with 70,000 customers in 194 countries. Since he joined the company, Infor’s revenue has grown from $1.8 to $2.8 billion. Prior to his position with Infor, Phillips was President of Oracle Corporation and a member of its Board of Directors. During his seven and a half year-tenure, the company tripled in size and successfully acquired 70 companies.

Before his 18-year career on Wall Street, Phillips was a Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps in the 2nd Battalion, 10th Marines Artillery Unit. In 2012, Phillips was the guest speaker at the Marine Corps’ 237th birthday ball for his old unit, after their return from Afghanistan. Phillips serves on the Boards of Viacom Corporation, Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York Law School, the American Museum of Natural History, Posse Foundation and served on the Obama Administration’s Economic Recovery Board, led by Paul Volcker.

Phillips has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Computer Science from the U.S. Air Force Academy, a Juris Doctor from New York Law School, and a MBA from Hampton University.

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