Our Leaders


Only a part of the Bask team that make it all possible
Philip Fraher

Phil has over 25 years of senior leadership experience within technology companies.

Prior to joining Bask, Phil mentored two start-up companies in Houston in the healthcare IT and supply chain industries. Phil recently served as CEO, COO and CFO for Houston based FuelQuest, which he guided to a series of successful exits. Previously, he served as President and CEO of Visual Numerics, Inc.; performed as COO and CFO of Brightmail, Inc.; and held other financial management positions at Cahners Business Information Electronic Media Division, Pilot Software, and Dun & Bradstreet.

Phil has been a key advisor to several of Houston's emerging, fast-growth organizations and he previously served as an Executive in Residence at the Houston Technology Center. Phil has extensive venture capital, M&A, and international business expansion experience.

Phil holds an MBA from the Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester and a BS in computing engineering at Auburn University. He now serves on the Advisory Board for both schools.

Phil and his wife, Kimberley, have two children. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf and traveling.