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Former Google exec Dave Phillips joins Continent 8 as VP of Network

Phillips will oversee operations, build, development and engineering teams globally. 

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Continent 8 Technologies has announced the appointment of Dave Phillips as VP of Network. 

Phillips spent 15 years at Google, where he held a range of leadership roles in Engineering, Operations, Delivery and Product teams. 

In this role, he will oversee the company’s global network, which covers more than 100 locations across four continents, including 30 states in the US. Phillips will lead a global team of networking specialists located in the UK, Europe, USA, Canada, Singapore and India. 

Continent 8 Technologies CTO Edward O'Connor said: “Dave is a highly experienced network technologist with an incredible amount of Internet industry experience having been at Google through their hyper-growth phase over the past 15 years.  

“Our network is one of the largest and best connected in the business. For over 25 years our industry's biggest brands have relied on the Continent 8 network and hiring Dave to lead our global team will help to ensure that we continue to innovate on behalf of customers for the next 25 years.

“Dave is joining a fantastic team - with his experience and the immense creativity of our group, I’m certain that we’re going to invent great ways to help our customers in 2024 and beyond.”  

Phillips himself added: “Continent 8’s connected network is quite simply the backbone of the iGaming industry and I'm thrilled to be joining the company.   

“I’m excited by the extraordinary growth facing Continent 8, further developing our innovative product set and strengthening our position as the infrastructure partner of choice for many of the biggest operators and suppliers in the global gaming industry.”   


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