Phill Butler started his professional life as an international radio/television journalist. He spent many years with ABC News then was involved in managing and consulting in broadcasting. Over the last 30 years as head of Intercristo, first, then Interdev, he has worked in over 70 countries and has published over 100 articles, papers, and monographs on communications and missions strategy. He now heads visionSynergy, an initiative focused on international network development for strategic ministry. He lives in Seattle, Washington and has two daughters and three grandchildren.