Charles Phillips is the former CEO of Infor, the third largest business software applications company, which provides cloud applications that automate critical business processes for a broad range of industries. Prior to joining Infor, Phillips was president of Oracle Corporation and a member of its board of directors. During his eight-year tenure, Oracle tripled in size and market capitalization and acquired seventy companies. Before working at Oracle, Phillips was a managing director in the technology group at Morgan Stanley and served on its board of directors. Phillips served as a captain in the U.S. Marine Corps in the Second Battalion, Tenth Marines, at Camp Lejeune. Phillips serves on the boards of Viacom Corporation, the Apollo Theater, Business Executives for National Security, and the New York Police Foundation. Phillips also served on President Barack Obama’s Economic Recovery Board, led by Paul Volcker, and serves on the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.