CEO Forum: South Florida

Date: October 30, 2018Time: 6:00 am - 8:00 am
Location:  Show map Palm Beach State College, Boca Raton Campus
801 Palm Beach State College Drive
Boca Raton, FL 33431
United States

For the past 25 years, Mr. Flippo has worked in both start-up environments as well as fortune 50 companies, holding executive roles at high-tech companies including his current position with MobileHelp, as well as Motorola, Emergin Incorporated, and Boca Research.

In his current role, he has been responsible for growing MobileHelp from two to more than 200 employees, with a current customer base of nearly 250,000. In his tenure as CEO, he also successfully negotiated the sale of the company to ABRY Partners in 2017.

Prior to his role at MobileHelp, Mr. Flippo was the Vice President of Operations at Emergin, Inc. where he was responsible for all aspects of company operations, including the functions of CFO and COO. In 2007, he successfully negotiated the sale of Emergin to Philips Medical Systems. At Motorola’s Wireless Messaging Division, Mr. Flippo served as Director of Product & Business Development, and was responsible for managing Motorola’s advanced messaging product lines, patent licenses, and contract negotiations.

Mr. Flippo holds an MBA from the University of Miami, a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of South Florida, and has completed executive studies in business management at Harvard Business School. He is a current member of the Board of Directors of the Medical Alert Monitoring Association. Mr. Flippo holds 8 US patents for communications systems.

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