Philip has a proven track record as a successful senior executive with leading event companies. Before founding nGage Events, Phil served as President and CEO of PPM Media, where he launched leading hosted model events along with developing programs for Questex Media, and the World Market Center in Las Vegas. Prior to that Phil held the position of Group Vice President and General Manager at Gartner’s Vision Events, where he managed the global hosted model events team. He also served as International Senior Vice President of COMDEX and Networld + Interop. Phil was also the Group Managing Director for Penton Media and Key3Media. In 2004, Phil was recognized and awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from Tradeshow Week magazine for his outstanding and distinguished contributions to the global events industry.