Philippe Schmitt

Position | COO, Chicago

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Philippe brings over 25 years of industry experience in IT infrastructure design and management. With half of his career spent in Europe (France) working on large scale IT projects in both the public and private sector of the industry, he joined Mother in 1998 as the practice director for the firm’s infrastructure & security division. Leading his team of experts through Fortune 500 projects (Kraft foods, Pfizer, People’s Energy, GE,…) he largely contributed to MotherG’s business model conversion to Managed Services in 2006. As the head of Service Delivery for several years, he engaged the company in promoting an enterprise class IT approach adapted to small and medium business needs & budgets (SMB).

Philippe received his degree in Computer Science and his diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Technology in Strasbourg/France. He also maintained numerous professional certifications including Microsoft Certified System Engineer & Microsoft Certified Trainer.

My favorite thing about MotherG? IT obstacles just like Mountains can’t be climbed or conquered without a strong Team attitude. Our Team is way more than the sum of its parts. That is why the folks from MotherG can achieve great goals!

My Favorite hobby is: Mountain hiking and outdoors in general

My favorite place to eat? Way up there in in mountains, have a basic sandwich while stirring at the landscape

My favorite place to go? French Alps

My favorite place to travel? National parks in Western US