Phil Herget · Chairman
Phil joined Columbia Capital in 1992.
In addition to serving on Avail-TVN's Board of Directors, he currently serves on the Boards of Hatteras Networks, Hillcrest Laboratories, and Imagine Communications.
Former Columbia Capital
portfolio companies that Phil
managed include Altiga Networks (acquired by Cisco Systems), Call Technologies (acquired by 3Com), Columbia Spectrum Management
(acquired by P-Com), NMP
(acquired by AppNet / Commerce One), Ocular Networks (acquired by Tellabs), Riverbed Technologies (acquired by Aether Systems), Saville Systems (NASDAQ: SAVLY subsequently acquired by ADC Communications), Taqua (acquired by Tekelec), Telular
(NASDAQ: WRLS), and Torrent Networking Technologies (acquired by Ericsson).
In 1993, Phil joined Telular Corporation as its Chief Financial Officer, where he led the company through an initial public offering, returning to Columbia in 1994.
Prior to joining Columbia Capital, he served in various financial management positions for Energy Service Company, Energy Insurance International, Marsh & McLennan, and Lloyd's of London broker C.T. Bowring & Co. in London, England.
Phil received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia and his MBA from Kenan-Flager Business School at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
He currently serves on the Board of Visitors of the College of William & Mary, the College Foundation Board of the University of Virginia, the Board of Governors of Saint Stephens/St.
, and the Board of Directors of the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association