Co-Founder & Board Director
Phil Stern co-founded yet2 in 1999, bringing substantial financial, strategic, leadership and management experience to the company.
As a member of the board of directors, he continues to assist in providing strategic direction for the company.
Phil is currently a partner at Chartline Capital Partners, where he helps build portfolio companies and leads analysis and due diligence activities. He is a board observer at RF Code, OptiScan, GigSky, and VIDA Diagnostics.
He previously led the company’s patent transaction practice, having developed the analytics and methodology for our services. Prior to yet2, he worked 13 years in general management and strategy consulting.
He has substantial expertise in developing and implementing breakthrough strategic plans, having served clients for Bain and Company and McKinsey and Company in a wide variety of industries, including telecommunications, aerospace, oilfield services, networking, and financial services.
During this time, he also developed an expertise in business and asset valuation as well as a detailed understanding of financial planning processes.
As the Division Vice President managing the Professional and Technical Imaging business for Polaroid Corporation, he led product development efforts, implemented new market introduction plans, and spearheaded acquisitions.
Phil holds an A.B. cum laude in Mathematics from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.