Author Profile

Brandon Phipps | CEO, AcademicWorks

Current Position and Past Experience
Brandon Phipps is currently the CEO of AcademicWorks. With more than 20 years of experience offering cloud based administrative solutions in the education market, CEO Brandon Phipps leads the company as it improves the efficiency, compliance and stewardship of scholarship administration in higher education. Phipps is responsible for business development, industry leadership, marketing, client management and communications. Phipps’ track record includes developing strategic relationships that build an extensive customer base, while creating strong ROI for investors.

Phipps pioneered one of the first cloud based software offerings to the higher education industry in the late 90’s. Additionally, he successfully implemented sales and marketing strategies with multiple education technology start-ups serving 2,000 clients in the career services, human resources and financial aid fields. Prior to co-founding AcademicWorks, Phipps served as vice president of sales for PeopleAdmin, a talent management solution provider for colleges, universities and government agencies. Previously, Phipps served as vice president of sales for Academic Software, a cloud based administrative solutions provider dedicated to career services at colleges and universities.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Phipps holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Texas A&M University.

Phipps has presented at numerous higher education conferences including NASFAA, NSPA, ADRP, Ellucian Live, HEUG Alliance, CUPA-HR and NACE on technology and higher education administration topics.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Phipps enjoys traveling with his two young children and wife Alicia.

Brandon Phipps can be found on LinkedIn. You can also connect with him through AcademicWorks, or (888) 376-4252.