Philip James

Founder & CEO of Penrose Hill

Philip James

Philip James is the Founder and CEO of Penrose Hill, a vertically integrated winery that runs wine clubs for third party clients. Prior to Penrose, Philip has sold hundreds of millions of dollars of wine through Lot18, a company he founded in 2010, and has created hundreds of wines through his involvement with CustomVine. Philip was named a Finalist in the 2012 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards and to Business Insider’s 2011 “Silicon Alley 100” list of the most important figures in the New York tech sector. Philip holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a Master’s degree in Computational Chemistry from Oxford University.