Vineti, Inc. announced the hiring of Phil Calvin as the company’s new Chief Technology Officer. As a proven technology executive with more than 25 years of experience in enterprise software development, Mr. Calvin will bring deep enterprise software expertise to Vineti’s goal of industrializing personalized therapeutics, such as CAR-T cell therapies.
Phil has an extensive track record in SaaS, enterprise software development, technical leadership, and entrepreneurial experience. His areas of expertise include technical strategy, cloud architecture, and engineering executive management. Prior to Vineti, Phil spent nearly a decade at Salesforce in a variety of architectural and engineering executive roles, most recently leading the Platform Engineering organization focused on making the Salesforce platform trusted, accessible and scalable. Phil joined Salesforce in 2010, after the acquisition of his company Sitemasher. His earlier career includes several startups and engineering roles, including serving as Principal Architect at Citrix after an acquisition of another one of his companies. He began his engineering career with an internship at Microsoft. As Vineti’s CTO, Phil will lead the Product and Engineering organizations.
Phil’s unique software perspective – invaluable to the growth of advanced therapies -- comes from his experience in both technology innovation and technology leadership. His extensive background in creating and scaling large-scale cloud software systems will serve Vineti’s biopharmaceutical partners at a time when the industry is tackling the challenges of standardization and scale with digital technology.
“I'm excited to join Vineti and help the team scale to deliver the best platform for the growing world of advanced therapies,” Phil said. “The best technology innovations should be available to serve the best medical science. Technology can put life-saving therapies in the hands of patients, and I’m ready to help make that happen at a whole new level.”
“We are thrilled to welcome Phil as our new CTO,” said Amy DuRoss, CEO and Co-Founder of Vineti. “Even in a city such as San Francisco -- so full of technology superstars -- Phil truly stands out. With his leadership, both our company and our industry will be wired for a whole new phase of growth.”