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Philippe Benitez

Entrepreneur • Advisor Austin, Texas Area, US

VP Business Development, Mobile Payments, Gemalto. Previously VP Marketing North America, Gemalto.

VP Business Development, Mobile Payments, Gemalto. Previously VP Marketing North America, Gemalto.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Marketing
I don't yet have an idea I'm excited about
Immediately

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Marketing

Involved In

Advisor

Evertech Inc., MasterCard, Silicon Valley Bank, United Nations FCU

Positions

VP Marketing & PR, North America Gemalto October 2015 - present
VP Business Development, Mobile Payments Gemalto January 2013 - October 2015
VP Marketing & Business Development North America, Payments Gemalto August 2007 - January 2013
Marketing Director for Latin America, Payment Solutions Gemalto January 2007 - August 2007
Sales Director Mexico & Central America, Telecom Gemalto January 2006 - July 2006
Marketing Director, Latin America (North) Gemalto July 2004 - December 2005
Marketing Manager Schlumberger 1998 - 2004
Product Manager Schlumberger 1994 - 1998
Consultant Accenture 1992 - 1993

Education

MBA, The University of Texas at Austin
Ecole Centrale Paris Industrial Engineering & Technology Mgt.
IUPFAN Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Mobile Engineering
Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Education
  • • Financial Services
  • • Local
  • • Mobile
  • • Payments
  • • Real Estate
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Marketing • Business Development • Marketing Communications • Mobile payments • Sales Management • Strategy • mobile devices

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Elizabeth Quintanilla, MBA
They're my friends  •  Senior Managing Partner, Rockabilly Investments, LLC. The University of Texas at Austin grad. The University of Texas at Austin grad.
Easy to work with
Ravi Rao
We worked together  •  Strategic Business Advisor, Cell Regeneration International and Strategic Business Advisor, elumicor.
One of the best marketing and business development executives I have ever worked with at Schlumberger
Pierre Touma
They're my school  •  Founder/CEO, Axelo. Previously Principal/Technology Architect, Gulf Biofuel Company. Texas A&M grad. Texas A&M grad.
Philippe is knowledgeable about technology development and marketing and has a good understanding of human dynamics and client expectations. ... Philippe would bring structure and strategic vision to any start-up environement.

Ravi Rao
We worked together  •  Strategic Business Advisor, Cell Regeneration International and Strategic Business Advisor, elumicor.
Ravi would be a great entrepreneur because he is tenacious and passionate about commercializing technology to solve big problems, such as ... privacy of health records, and cloud applications.

Pierre Touma
We worked together  •  Founder/CEO, Axelo. Previously Principal/Technology Architect, Gulf Biofuel Company. Texas A&M grad. Texas A&M grad.
Pierre is an accomplished entrepreneur with several successes to his name. He brings the best combination of engineering and financial think ... ing I have encountered. And he works tirelessly to find ways for emerging technologies to solve business needs in diverse markets such as medical, defense, sports, aerospace or gaming.