Top 10 Black Entrepreneurs

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Philip Walker, CEO

Network Solutions Provider
El Segundo, Ca.

No. 297
2010 Revenue: $2.6 million
Three-Year Growth: 1,102%

Phillip Walker grew up in Warren, Ohio, which he describes as a “very old school blue collar town.” His mother relocated the family to California when Walker was about nine, which was instrumental to his career in technology. As the CEO of Network Solutions Provider, a telecommunications provider, Walker is passionate about his employees’ success. “We always talk about a vision,” he says. “It’s seeing the vision, seeing the goal, and helping my team get there.”