Michael Phillips

Western Massachusetts 413-218-3914 michael@michaelphillips.com

E X P E R I E N C E

ECOMMERCE OPERATIONS MANAGER / INTERNET STRATEGIST

Newell Brands / Yankee Candle Company Inc., South Deerfield MA.

JANUARY 2000 - PRESENT

oDirect e-commerce initiatives since Jan 2000 resulting in 90X growth of online sales. o Own all 3rd party technology service and solution integrations.

o Strategy advocate for ecommerce technology, design, UX, content management, optimization, analytics and support.

o Platforms have included Oracle ATG, IBM Websphere, MKS, Broadvision, Venda, Speed Commerce, WordPress.

o Responsible for all customer facing (B2C/B2B) digital representations.

o Invent measurable cross-channel marketing and social media sales strategies.

o Develop strategies for use of emergent Internet technologies in support of brand and corporate initiatives.

APPLICATION EVANGELIST

Thomson Financial Interactive, Amherst MA.

FEBRUARY 1999 - JANUARY 2000

oSpin-off from University of Massachusetts / Center for Intelligent Information

Retrieval

oCollaborated with developers and investors to create sophisticated tools and algorithms used to index 100+ news feeds in real time and filter events likely to influence stock market.

PROJECT MANAGER / GRADUATE LAB MANAGER

University of Massachusetts / Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval (C.I.I.R.) Amherst MA JULY 1997 - JANUARY 1999

oManaged development of advanced information retrieval applications for The White

House, the Unified Agenda, and Library of Congress using "Inquery" search technology.

oDirected laboratory of 20+ C.I.I.R. graduate and undergraduate students

CO-FOUNDER / PRESIDENT

World Wide Impact, Inc. Greenfield MA.

JULY 1996 - JULY 1998

oProvided full range of internet / intranet development and hosting solutions. Clients included NOKIA, Longacre & White, Nukebusters, and Dean’s Beans Coffee.

EAST COAST REGIONAL DIRECTOR

Greenpeace USA, (Washington DC, Boston MA, NYC, New Haven, Philadelphia, Ft Lauderdale,

Tokyo)

JANUARY 1986 - JULY 1996

oRecruited, hired, trained, and directed 16 office directors and up to 300 regional staff. o Campaign experience: Whaling (Tokyo). Ocean Incineration (NJ). Antarctica

(Regional). Rainforests (DC). Toxic waste production (New England). Sea Turtles (FL). Environmental Justice issues (East Coast).

E D U C A T I O N

University of Pittsburgh, Oakland, PA — Criminology / Legal Studies – 1983, 84 University of Maryland, College Park, MD - Criminology – 1985, 86

C O M M U N I T Y I N V O L V E M E N T

Access to Technology (A2T) - Founder and Executive Director. January 2009 - Present A2T is a 501(c)(3) that provides thousands of computers and other equipment at no cost to young people, students, artists, activists and non-profit organizations. We accept equipment donations from corporations and private schools in New England - saving those organizations disposal fees and keeping perfectly functioning equipment out of landfills.

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Virtual School - Board of Trustees. June 2013 – June 2016

Greenfield Local Cultural Council - Board of Directors. January 2010 – January 2016 LGBT Coalition of Western Massachusetts - Board of Directors. December 2012 – January 2014

The Thrive Project – Board of Directors. January 2012 – July 2015

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