Phil heads up the EXODUS project at HTC, the world’s first cryptophone device built for the decentralized web, or Web 3.0. Phil is also General Partner at Proof of Capital, a public blockchain venture fund. Phil joined HTC in 2007 as a product manager, building some of the first ever android phones and launching the Facebook phone, the only phone co-branded with a social media internet company that also became the QQ/Tencent and Weibo phone in China. Phil also founded the Vive VR project at HTC and founded Presence Capital, a venture fund specializing in VR/AR startups. In 2015, Phil also joined Horizons Ventures (Li Ka-shing’s fund) as an Advisor where he served as board director/observer for fifteen companies globally including Improbable, Sentient, Soul Machines, Scopely, Baobab VR, 88 Rising, Amper, Kneron, Smash gg and Blue Vision Labs.