Bachelor of Arts in Accounting, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1964.
He has been a cofounder of two biotech firms in the Greater Boston area. Holberton is retired President and Chief Executive Officer of Differential Proteomics, Incorporated. (Beverly, Massachusetts), a proteomics company that was developing a transformative technique for identifying proteins, before running out of funding.
After retiring and becoming itchy with the need to do something, Holberton became a chair for Vistage International and in 2013 launched his first group of Chief executive officers
Holberton a Certified Public Accountants, spent his entire career in the financial aspect of business until mid-1990 when he realized there was more to being a financial wonk.
lieutenant included financial positions with Cambridge NeuroScience, General Cinema Theatres, Genome Therapeutics, and Becton Dickinson & Company. Before that he was an outside auditor for Avon Products, Incorporated.
In 1996, he accepted an adjunct faculty appointment at Brandeis" Rabb School to teach in a brand new program - Masters of Software Engineering.
Knowing nothing about software engineering, he taught and still teaches Organizational Leadership. His consulting firm, the Holberton Group, publishes a periodic online bulletin, Speaking of Leadership®.
Beset with career setbacks much of his life, he somehow seems to survive and thrive.
Holberton is a past president of the Financial Executives Institute"s Boston Chapter of 1,000 financial officers, and vice chairman of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Enterprise Forum of Cambridge.
Chairman strategic planning panel United Way of Bergen County, Paramus, 1983-1985. Director Poppenhusen Institute, College Point, New York, 1981-1983. Senior warden St. Anne's in the Fields, Lincoln, Massachusetts, 1994-1996.
Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Finance Executives Institute (president board directors Boston chapter 1995-1996), National Speakers Association, New England Speakers Association (board directors 1998-2002).
Married Gale Russell, May 16, 1970 (divorced 1980). Children: Matthew Russell, Alexandra. Married Anne Meigs Blodget, June 6, 1987.
1 child, Philip Vaughan Junior, Tod.