Phil Binkow is founder and CEO of Financial Operations Networks (FON), developer of VendorInfo’s and InvoiceInfo’s suite of products. FON focuses on vendor self-service and vendor relationship management software-as-a-service applications. In 2002, FON founded The Accounts Payable Network (TAPN), the leading resource for individuals with management and oversight responsibility for accounts payable operations. Nearly 5,000 members use TAPN’s best-practices libraries, case studies, research, analysis, technology evaluations, practical tips, discussion forums, continuing education programs and customizable tools for AP planning and problem-solving. Phil is also co-founder of The Accounts Payable Certification Programs which has enrolled over 15,000 accounts payable professionals worldwide. TAPN was acquired by Diversified Business Communications in 2013.
Prior to starting Financial Operations Networks, Phil founded and served as CEO of PayTECH, an electronic payables processing, disbursements and information services provider serving companies such as Oracle, Cisco, the Gap, Charles Schwab, Turner Broadcasting, NCR and Viacom. PayTECH grew to process over 100 million invoices annually and was acquired by Profit Recovery Group [NASDAQ: PRGX] in 1999.
Phil holds a B.A. in Economics from Stetson University and an M.B.A. in Operations Research from the University of Florida.