Phil is a Silicon Valley veteran, with 30 years of experience (including a couple of successful IPOs) in building and managing breakout technology companies.
Before Marketo, he was president and COO of Epiphany, a public enterprise software company known for its visionary marketing products. Formerly, Phil was COO and SVP of products and services at Red Brick Systems and held leadership positions at Metaphor Computer Systems, Stanford University Medical Center, and Masstor Systems.
He is the author of Revenue Disruption, published by John Wiley and Sons, which delivers bold new strategies for any company to transform its sales and marketing to accelerate revenue growth. He has been named one of the "50 Most Influential People in Sales Lead Management" three years running and BtoB Magazine acknowledged him as a “Who’s Who” in B-to-B Demand Generation in both 2010 and 2011.
Phil holds a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University.
Jan, 2017 - Current (8 months)
Board & Advisor Roles (1)Update
Chairman of the Board of Directors
B.S, HistorySep, 1978 - Jun, 1982
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|Jan 24, 2017||PE HUB - Former Marketo CEO Phil Fernandez joins Shasta|
|Jan 23, 2017||Venture Beat - Marketo cofounder Phil Fernandez lands at Shasta Ventures|
|Dec 30, 2016||AdExchanger - M&A 2016: The Year Ad Tech Cautiously Rose Again|
|Oct 28, 2016||The Drum - People on the move: hires and departures featuring Google, John Lewis, AKQA and more|
|Oct 27, 2016||PRNewswire All - Marketo Names Steve Lucas as Chief Executive Officer|
|Aug 17, 2016||PE HUB - Vista Equity closes $1.79 bln Marketo acquisition|
|Aug 16, 2016||The Drum - Vista Equity Partners completes acquisition of marketing software innovator Marketo|