Phil Carrai has spent the past 30 years in software, services, and media businesses, holding executive management and board positions in public, private, and early-stage companies. He graduated from IUP in 1983 majoring in Management Information Systems and Accounting, and received his MBA from Carnegie Mellon University in 1989.
Phil is president of the Technology and Training group for Kratos Defense and Security Solutions, Inc, where he is responsible for all aspects of business operations, sales, mergers, and acquisitions. Kratos Defense is an approximately $1-billion public company focusing in defense and public safety product and services. Kratos Technology and Training, one of four operating units, provides satellite signal processing and communications, cybersecurity, and training and simulation products and services. Previously, he was the CEO of Ai Metrix, a telecommunications company that he restructured into a software company focused in the defense and commercial markets and 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 executive chairman for U.S. mobile media leader Ztango until its sale to Widerthan.com (now part of Real Networks), and was an active board member for Internosis, a commercial and federal services provider, until its sale to EMC.
Phi also was the CEO of McCabe and Associates, a testing and analysis software company, growing revenues substantially during his tenure, 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, where he managed or was directly involved in numerous product launches, channel and international expansions, new product development, and mergers and acquisitions, including the merger with Computer Associates. Phil began his career as a systems analyst for Alcoa.
Phil currently serves as a board member for Vivisimo and Network Alliance and is a member of the Alumni Board for Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
He lives in Vienna, Virginia with his wife Angie, where they are very active in their church and with various sports and school activities. They have four children; Matthew, Susan, Hannah, and Rebekah.
Inducted Spring 2012