CEO and President of ecUtopia
Phillip Kenney is the CEO of ecUtopia. Phil brings a blend of experience in Retail, Technology and Executive Management, that gives him a great set of tools to execute the company’s core beliefs of being “easy to do business with” while executing a profitable growth strategy. Phil earned his Bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics, having graduated from the University of California at San Diego.
Phil was brought to ecUtopia to spur the principles built within the company from day one. Be easy to do business with, driving depth and breadth of functionality to allow the small and medium business to thrive in this hyper competitive market. By focusing ecUtopia’s delivery on basic principles communication, soundness, and customer care, the company has been able to provide value to their customers and functionality to let them leap frog larger retailers that have larger budgets.
Phil’s career started at GERS Retail Systems where he held many roles from Manager of Development, all the way to General Manager of a business unit delivering solutions to the Big Ticket retail market. He left GERS to join the retail world and started with Hot Topic, holding the roles of Director of Internet Technology and then Vice President of Information Systems. Phil held a similar role at Wet Seal and then moved into retail operations and spurring a high growth retailer, Jerome’s Furniture, as Chief Operating Officer. Phil joined ecUtopia in 2016 to drive the focus on being nimble, being customer focused, and growing the business.