Focus

Phil joined Crosslink in 2014 and focuses on investments in enterprise applications, infrastructure, vertical software, and frontier technology.

Experience

Phil brings over a decade of experience as a technology investor with deep sector expertise within enterprise and vertical software (AI, cloud, developer tools, SaaS, security). He is passionate about serving as a partner with early-stage founding teams, with an eye towards helping strong technical teams build category-defining companies. At Crosslink, Phil’s investments include Armory, Descartes Labs, Iron Ox, Molekule, Verodin (FEYE), Weave, and Yotascale, among other companies.

Prior to Crosslink, Phil was an investor with NYC-based venture capital firm Tenfore Holdings, with early investments in Optoro and Trulioo during his tenure. Before beginning his venture capital career, Phil wrote and published research on the technology sector at Credit Suisse and RBC, where he covered companies such as Google, Amazon, LinkedIn, eBay, Priceline, Yelp, and many others.

Outside of work, Phil is a dedicated surfer, skier, and drummer in the local SF music scene, all of which have taken a back seat to his newest role as a father.

Select Prior Investments

Bonfire (GTYH), Flo (FBHS), Verodin (FEYE)

Education

BA, Economics, University of Pennsylvania