Edward M. Philip
Chief Operating Officer of Partners in Health
Edward M. Philip, 52, has served as the Chief Operating Officer of Partners in Health (a global non-profit healthcare organization) since January 2013. Mr. Philip is responsible for overseeing the operations of the Partners in Health projects globally including in countries such as Liberia, Sierra Leone, Rwanda and Haiti. Previously he served as Managing General Partner at Highland Consumer Fund (a consumer oriented investment fund) from 2006 to 2013. In 1995, Mr. Philip joined Lycos, Inc. (an Internet service provider and search company) as one of its founding members. During his time with Lycos, Mr. Philip held the positions of President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at different times. Prior to joining Lycos, Mr. Philip spent time as the Vice President of Finance for The Walt Disney Company, and prior thereto Mr. Philip spent a number of years in investment banking. He is a director of Hasbro, Inc. and BRP Inc. Mr. Philip received a BS in Economics and Mathematics from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.