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Matt Phillips President at Phillips & Co.


Matt Phillips is the founder of Phillips & Co., a Chicago-based innovation consultancy. For over 15 years, Phillips & Co.’s team of strategists, facilitators, researchers and inventors have helped Fortune 500 and mid-sized companies reimagine their futures and create new products, services and brands. The firm's clients include Paramount Pictures, Dell, Hyatt, Denver International Airport, Powerball, the TSA and Wells Fargo. Recently, the firm has worked on breakthrough CPG products, hotel experiences, theme park strategies, retail service models and culture-of-innovation projects.

Previously, Matt was a creative director for global consultancy Razorfish. Matt holds an MBA in Marketing from the Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University and graduated from the Conservatory Program in Improvisation at The Second City. Matt has served as a visiting professor at Kellogg and has spoken on innovation around the world.

Matt is so devoted to client happiness he is said to have once gone ice swimming in zero degree weather with clients in Finland.

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