Charles Phillips is chairman of the Board of Infor, the third largest business software applications company in the world with 90,000 customers in 190 countries and 17,000 employees. He was CEO of Infor for nine years during which time the company created the first industry cloud company with over 70 million subscribers.
Prior to Infor, Mr. Phillips was president of Oracle Corporation and a member of its board of directors. During his eight-year tenure, the company tripled in size and market capitalization and successfully acquired 70 companies.
Before Oracle, Mr. Phillips was a managing director at Morgan Stanley in the Technology Group and served on its board of directors and was an Institutional Investor All Star for 10 consecutive years.
Mr. Phillips served as a captain in the U.S. Marine Corps in the 2nd Battalion, 10th Marines at Camp Lejeune in a line of three generations of military service.
Mr. Phillips holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the U.S. Air Force Academy, a J.D. from New York Law School, and an MBA from Hampton University and is a member of the Georgia State Bar Association.
Mr. Phillips serves on the Boards of ViacomCBS Corporation, the Apollo Theater, the Partnership for New York, the Council of Foreign Relations, The Business Roundtable, and the New York Police Foundation. Mr. Phillips also served on President Obama’s Economic Recovery Board, led by former Federal Reserve President, Paul Volcker.