Phil is an Executive-in-Residence at Pappas Capital. He is also a Founding Partner of Myndful Venture Partners, a consultancy focused on digital strategies for new media and emerging technology companies. Phil founded Candence Translate in 2014, a 500 Startups-backed venture started in Beijing and currently providing top-tier language services to the global business and investment community. His prior experience includes corporate finance and international busines development roles at Scientific Games (NASDAQ: SGMS), a multinational lottery and gaming company, and investment banking as part of Credit Suisse’s media and telecom group. Phil is fluent in Mandarin.


University of Michigan – Ross School of Business (BS in Business Administration)
Tsinghua University, Beijing (Inter-University Program in Mandarin)