Matt Phillips

Matt is founder of Phillips & Co., an innovation consultancy based in Chicago. The firm helps Fortune 500 companies and mid-sized companies invent breakthrough concepts for new products, services and brands. He earned an MBA at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management and is a graduate of The Second City’s advanced program in improv. 

Phillips & Co.’s clients include SC Johnson, Hyatt, Verizon, USG Corporation, Dell, Wells Fargo, Kraft Foods, Bath & Body Works and Paramount Pictures. 

Matt, with his team, is known for his ability to design and lead mission-critical strategy sessions and multi-day summits, as well as spearhead large-scale innovation engagements to help companies develop and test breakthrough business strategies. Beyond consulting, Matt is a top-ranked keynote speaker with clients from Seattle to Switzerland. In his talks, Matt mixes powerful innovation case studies and actionable takeaways with a smashing sense of humor and liberal amounts of audience interaction that blend serious business concepts with a dose of stand-up comedy.




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