Prior to co-founding Pipeline, Philippe founded SkyBank Financial and served as its CEO. He is also Founder and Chairman of Developing Minds Foundation, an organization that builds schools and supports education projects in areas affected by armed conflict and poverty. Previously, he served in executive positions in sales, marketing, and mergers & acquisitions for mid-size and Fortune 500 companies. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Miami Downtown Development Authority. Philippe graduated with a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and a BS in Business Administration from University of Florida.