Phil brings more than 25 years of experience to Safeguard, where he is responsible for deploying capital in and partnering with technology companies in financial technology and enterprise software, including Cloud, mobile, SaaS, social, big data, in memory, and the Internet of Things. Phil is a board member of Safeguardâ€™s partner companies AppFirst (Chairman), Apprenda, Bridgevine, DriveFactor, Lumesis (Chairman), Pneuron and Transactis.
Prior to joining Safeguard, Phil was President and CEO at EDGAR Online, Inc. (NASDAQ:EDGR) where he led the transformation and recapitalization of the company, reversing losses and producing quarterly operating profits.
Prior to his time at EDGAR, Moyer led a management buy-out from Capmark of Cassiopae, a European-based commercial lending software company. Before this, he spent 15 years in various senior level positions at Microsoft, managing multi-hundred million dollar P&Ls. Specific roles at Microsoft included General Manager of the Professional Services Industry, General Manager of Global Customers, and Global Manager Enterprise Services and Partners for the U.S. East Region.
In 1988, Moyer co-founded the Orion Systems Group, a company that developed administrative software for the K-12 education market. Orion Systems was later sold to SunGard. He began his career at GE Aerospace as a software developer. Since the start of his career, Moyer has served as an Angel Investor in ten companies, ranging from start-ups to $3 million growth companies.
Moyer holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh, and currently serves on the board of the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration, University of Pittsburgh. In addition, he serves on the Board of XBRL US, and Safeguard Scientificsâ€™ partner companies AppFirst, Bridgevine, DriveFactor and Lumesis.