Philip M. McDermott has served AltiGen in this capacity for ten+ years. His long time experience in the communications industry includes positions at 3Com Corp. where he served as Director of Finance America Sales from 1995 to June 1999. Mr. McDermott has also held the position of VP of Finance, Operations, and Administration for Chipcom Corp. Prior to Chipcom, Mr. McDermott served as CFO for four years at David Systems Inc. and has also held executive positions with Prentice Corp. and Northern Telecom. He received certified Management Account accreditation from the Society of Management Accounting in Montreal, Canada.