President, Space, Training, & Cyber Division
Phil Carrai is President of the Space, Training and Cybersecurity division for Kratos Defense and Security Solutions, Inc. As President, he is responsible for all aspects of business operations, business development/sales, mergers, and acquisitions.
Throughout his career, Phil has led numerous acquisitions along with major software and hardware development initiatives to transform the group to be a premier provider of products and related solutions for the global aerospace and defense market. Previously, he was the CEO of Ai Metrix, a telecommunications software company focused on the defense and commercial markets, which was sold to Kratos Defense in 2006.
He is a former Managing Director for the Morino Group and Special Advisor to General Atlantic, Inc. During that period, he served as the Executive Chairman for US mobile media leader , Ztango, until its sale to Widerthan.com, and an active board member for Internosis, a commercial and federal services provider, until its sale to EMC.
Phil also was the CEO of McCabe and Associates, a testing and analysis software company, and remained with the company as Chairman until its sale to a private equity firm. Between 1989 and 1996, Phil held a number of executive positions at Legent, including Vice President and General Manager of its $200 million Resource Management business unit. In this, he managed or was directly involved in numerous product launches, channel and international expansions, new product developments, and mergers and acquisitions—including the merger with Computer Associates.
Phil began his career as a systems analyst/programmer for Alcoa after graduating in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science in Information Science and Accounting from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP). He is the President of the Alumni Board for IUP, where he is also a University Distinguished Alumni and a member of the Eberly Business Hall of Distinction. He also received his MBA from Carnegie Mellon University in 1989 and currently serves as a board member for Network Alliance.
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Originally aired: April 19, 2023