Philip Kippen

Head of Industry, Telecommunications, Snowflake

Speaker Bio

Phil Kippen is currently Head of Industry, Telecommunications at Snowflake. Phil has over twenty years of experience working with more than two-hundred wireless & wireline Telecommunications Services Providers globally, advising on technology evolution strategies, driving customer & industry thought leadership, transforming network & cloud services delivery architectures and designing new innovative enterprise and subscriber services. 

In his current role, Phil is responsible for Telecommunications industry strategy, go-to-market (GTM) and business development. Prior to Snowflake, Phil spent seven years at VMware helping launch and build VMware’s Telecom Service Provider Business, where he was responsible for Telecom industry evangelization, solution architecture & development, customer innovation, business development, customer engineering and internal enablement. Prior to VMware, Phil was a Distinguished Engineer at Cisco. 

Phil has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration (BSBA) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from The University of Washington, Foster Business School.