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Philippe Villers

Families USA Board
Mr. Villers is the cofounder of Families USA. In 1981, he and his wife, Kate Villers, founded the organization, which was initially called The Villers Foundation. He has served as its President and as a permanent member of the Board of Directors since its inception. Mr. Villers is also the founder of Computervision Corporation (a Fortune 500 company for many years); Automatix, Inc.; and Cognition, Inc. He has been a guiding force in innovative and successful high-tech corporations for more than 40 years. In addition, he is President of GrainPro, Inc., a “green, not only for profit” company working on improving food security, food safety, and small farm income in 107 countries using its patented, pesticide-free hermetic storage technology. Mr. Villers also serves on the ACLU President’s Committee, Amnesty International USA’s Executive Directors Council, and Tufts University’s Institute for Global Leadership Advisory Board.Mr. Villers holds an AB with honors from Harvard and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from M.I.T.Mr. Villers is a member of all Board committees and is a permanent member of the Board of Directors.