Philip Schuyler Glidden


Mr. P. Schuyler Glidden has been a leader in the wholesale electronics industry for over 20 years, and has been responsible for pioneering changes in the electronics distribution marketplace. He founded SGI in 1995 with an aim to change the accepted distribution model in order to ensure “peace of mind” for global EMS and OEM companies buying electronic components. Mr. Glidden is a founding member of IDEA, the Independent Distributors of Electronics Association, and is a 6 year member of Vistage International. Prior to SGI, Mr. Glidden founded ASI, another successful electronics wholesaler. Mr. Glidden is a graduate of Lake Forest College with a degree in Comparative World Literature. He lives on the North Shore of Boston with his wife and three children.