ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER
Philip Johnson has over 30 years of financial, operational and entrepreneurial experience. He is an active advisor, angel investor and mentor for the past 10 years. Philip is the Managing Director and Founder of Johnson Business Consulting, a strategic financial advisory firm that assists companies in strategy formulation and execution, global expansion, financial planning and capital solutions.
Previously Philip was Managing Director of Silicon Valley Bank Corporate Development and Alliances Group, where he was responsible for building the Bank’s alliance strategy and business development programs. When Philip first joined Silicon Valley Bank he founded and managed the Bank's Strategic Capital Services Division. Under his guidance this division provided financing to over 100 venture-backed companies. In addition, he has held various financial management and business development roles in the high technology industry. He began his career at Arthur Young (Ernst & Young) where he performed financial audits for large commercial enterprises and provided consulting to emerging technology companies.
He is passionate about helping companies grow from small to great. Philip earned a BA in economics from Tulane University and MSA in accounting from Georgetown University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – Illinois.
He lives in Beijing with his wife and two children.