Phil is a self-taught programmer who worked as a freelance developer and designer for more than ten years before joining Caktus. Aside from programming, he’s been incredibly busy the past decade writing and playing music with his band, The Bowerbirds. He also has a degree in Biology from the University of Iowa. Despite the eclectic variety, Phil’s experience is unified by his enjoyment of problem-solving in every form. From building and renovating houses, to writing and recording music, to making and designing web applications Phil embraces the challenges of a puzzle.
He is proud father of a resilient, mechanically inclined, truck & train loving, non-stop little boy. Aside from writing code, he enjoys writing and performing music, building, running and watching any documentary that happens to be placed in front of him.