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Phil Baker

Phil Baker has been developing consumer and computer products for forty years for companies of all sizes. Among the scores of products Phil has been instrumental in developing include Polaroid's SX-70 camera, Apple's Newton MessagePad and PowerBook notebook computers, Seiko printers, PDAs, and the Stowaway folding keyboard, one of the most successful PDA accessories of all time.  Phil was one of the pioneers in using Asian partners to develop and manufacture consumer products. He initiated Apple's first design activities in Taiwan and Seiko's first in Hong Kong. A number of the products have won many design awards. Phil holds 30 patents and continues to develop products from his San Diego office. Phil is the recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, writes a weekly technology column for the San Diego Transcript, and does a monthly technology radio show. Phil has a BS from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, a Masters from Yale, and an MBA from Northeastern.