Dr. Charles E. Phillips, Jr.
Charles Phillips, who was born in 1959 in Little Rock, Arkansas, is Chief Executive Officer of Infor, the third largest business software company in the world. Infor has 13,000 employees in 164 countries with $3 billion in revenue and 700,000 customers and is headquartered in Silicon Alley in New York City.
Prior to 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.
Prior to Oracle, Phillips was a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley in the Technology Group and served on its Board of Directors. At Morgan he was selected as an Institutional Investor All-Star for ten consecutive years.
Before his career on Wall Street, Phillips was a Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps in the 2nd Battalion, 10th Marines Artillery Battalion.
Phillips holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the U. S. Air Force Academy, a JD from NewYork Law School, and an MBA from Hampton University and is a member of the Georgia State Bar Association.
He serves on the Boards of Viacom Corporation, Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York Law School, and the American Museum of Natural History. Mr. Phillips also served on the Economic Recovery Board led by Paul Volcker for the Obama Administration.