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Philip Apps

Partner
Philip Apps Philip has a unique ability to apply advanced statistical analysis and optimization techniques to real world business problems and get useful results.

Cascade Experience
At Cascade, Philip led the development and implementation of statistical models of work force recruitment, retention and performance for a major U.S. transportation company. In addition, Philip led the implementation of an aircraft router and both tactical and operational network optimization models for Polar Air Cargo. He has worked with Tom and Tanya on a major enhancement to a model of the U.S. electric system for the Electric Power Research Institute.

Previous Experience
Before Cascade, Philip worked as a software engineer and architect for Rapt, a San Francisco software company. He played a major role in the design and implementation of Rapt’s Price Director software, which uses historical sales data to determine optimal prices. HP credits Price Director with increasing revenue by $15 million per quarter, and the software has been used by several other major companies, including Yahoo! and MSN.

Philip also worked as a consultant and mathematical modeler for Talus Solutions and Manugistics. He worked with Dean on the development of a revenue management system for KLM Air Cargo, and collaborated with Dean and Tom on the highly successful system that Ford Motor Company uses to manage its promotional spending. Early in his career he worked for HR Wallingford in England, developing mathematical models for beach drift.

Education
Philip received a first class honors undergraduate degree in Mathematics from Queen’s College, Oxford University. He received a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a minor in Economics.


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