Elizabeth Phillips

Elizabeth Phillips
  • Position:
    Headquarters

    Director, Human Resources & Administration
  • Education:
    B.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1988
  • Biography

    Elizabeth has over 25 years of human resources experience. For the past 12 years, she was the principal of a boutique human resources consulting firm in New England which supported small to mid-size companies with all aspects of their employee related needs.Engagements included, on-site HR leadership, development of talent management programs: management of total rewards programs, facilitation of employee development programs and HR compliance and administration.

  • Recent News & Events

    •  NEWS   MERL is Gold Sponsor of Grace Hopper Celebration!
      Date: October 1, 2019 - October 4, 2019
      MERL Contact: Elizabeth Phillips
      Brief
      • MERL and parent company, Mitsubishi Electric were proud sponsors of the Grace Hopper Celebration in Orlando. We had the great pleasure to meet many talented women who exuded passion for technology. With over 25,000+ attendees, the energy was electric and contagious.

        MERL recognizes diversity and inclusion not only as an important priority, but a game changer in the industry. We left #GHC2019 feeling inspired to continuously encourage women in tech and to remind them-they are already changing the world.
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    •  EVENT   MERL Hosts Annual Women in Science Luncheon
      Date & Time: Tuesday, June 18, 2019; 12:00PM
      Speaker: Beverly Shultz
      MERL Contacts: Marissa Deegan; Elizabeth Phillips
      Location: 201 Broadway, Cambridge, MA
      Brief
      • MERL hosted its annual "Women In Science Luncheon" to celebrate and inspire the Lab's team of female researchers, PhD student interns and members of the HQ staff. Beverly Shultz, author of "Skip the Typing Test, I’ll Manage the Software-A Woman’s Pioneering Journey in High Tech” joined the event to share her insights as a successful female engineer, who brought passion and technology business acumen to the male-dominated computer revolution.

        Beverly was a former Vice President of Engineering at Mitsubishi Electric of America and responsible to produce several versions of an early volume rendering product. She was the first female recipient of the MELCO’s President’s Award for Technology, for this work.
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  • Awards

    •  AWARD   MERL Receives Cultural Vista's 2019 Global Partnership Award
      Date: October 17, 2019
      Awarded to: Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs
      MERL Contact: Elizabeth Phillips
      Brief
      • MERL received Cultural Vista's Global Partnership Award at the 2019 Cultural Vistas Awards Gala (#CVGala)in NYC in October. This event brought together more than 250 leaders from across the business, education, government, and diplomatic communities for a special evening recognizing leadership in advancing global skills and understanding.

        The Global Partnership award recognizes MERL's exemplary contributions to advancing friendship, understanding, and effective collaboration between the United States and Japan.
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