Philip R. Gilligan

Managing Partner

Phil Gilligan is a Managing Partner at Sand Hill East LLC. He is a new addition, joining the partnership from his most recent role at Deutsche Bank as Head of Innovation & Americas Chief Information Officer in the COO Group.
Phil has held numerous senior technology leadership positions within Financial Services including UBS, Merrill Lynch, Moody’s, Morgan Stanley and EBS Dealing Resources/ICAP. Phil is highly regarded as a decisive, strategic & innovative leader with extensive experience executing large transformational programs and souring new technologies in support of strategic business initiatives. At Deutsche Bank Phil was accountable for designing and developing a formal Innovation platform to establish the Bank as a thought-leader within key innovation ecosystems around the world. He led the design and launch of the “DB Labs” centers in Berlin, London, Silicon Valley and New York to accelerate the adoption of new technologies into the bank. Phil also took on the additional responsibility of Americas CIO, overseeing the major regulatory programs in the region.
Phil holds a bachelor’s degree in Zoology from Kings College London, and a Master of Science degree in Biological Oceanography from the University of Southampton,