Peter Phillips is an accomplished digital and media sector leader with strong management experience from high-profile brands and startups.
Most recently he served as Executive Vice President & General Manager of Interactive & Distribution at Marvel Entertainment. In this role Peter oversaw three distinct business units: its New York-based digital media division, which drives growth through the creation and management of web, app and social media experiences; its Los Angeles-based distribution group, which creates opportunity via the distribution of TV, film and original video content across a spectrum of physical and digital platforms; and its Los Angeles-based video games unit, which generates financial return and brand expansion through the development of multi-platform gaming franchises including mobile, console, PC and emerging technologies such as AR/VR.
Mr. Phillips’ previous roles include Senior Vice President of the online division at Weight Watchers International, Vice President of Product Development at Fandango and multiple marketing roles at Paramount Pictures. As Senior Vice President at Weight Watchers International, Inc., he was responsible for the continued growth and development of the company’s $200M+ online division. As Vice President of Product Development at Fandango, Inc., he led the strategic planning, development, and ongoing management of all product-related initiatives and was part of the executive team that led the sale of the company to Comcast Interactive Media in 2007. Mr. Phillips started his career at Paramount Pictures and worked in a variety of marketing roles.
Mr. Phillips has mentored numerous startups, his accolades include numerous Webby Awards and he is a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. He received his BA in Psychology, Magna Cum Laude from Rice University and his MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management.