Phil is a developer who has been working with WordPress since 2015. He gained his development chops by taking courses on Coursera and edX from colleges such as Harvard, MIT, Rice, and Stanford, and he has a strong background in computer science. Prior to Road Warrior Creative, Phil held developer positions at agencies and worked as a freelancer. Phil is involved in the WordPress community, has presented at the Pittsburgh WP Meetup, and has contributed to various open source plugins.
Phil is also a musician, he has both a Bachelors and Masters degree in Music. He has performed around the country and the world as a percussionist. Some of the highlights of his musical career include performing for the Pope at the Vatican and playing with the band KANSAS! He also savors the numerous performances he has done in small communities around the U.S. Phil lives in Pittsburgh, PA with his wife, three kids, and two labs.