A media strategist by mark, Philip's professional focus is the impact and use of discussion as a strategic business function. Including, behavioral reinforcement and the integration of traditional, digital, social, and mobile mediums in contemporary marketing and reputation building initiatives. Philip takes a design-thinking approach to public relations, employing several research techniques and presentation methods to establish cultural relevance.

Careful situations and unusual scenarios are no stranger to Philip, whose 13 years spans nearly all aspects of B2B and B2C communications, including crisis management. Representative clients include GE Capital, HSBC, Kimberly-Clark, Roche, and Wendy's. Corporates and personalities who need to tell their side of the story turn to him thru Carbon, the consulting practice he co-founded in 2008.

Previously, he was Director and Senior Team for Cushman/Amberg -- known as Aaron D. Cushman & Associates -- one of the first national public relations firms. Philip also held posts at global agencies Ketchum and Edelman, as a political campaign advisor in Indiana's 9th Congressional District, and at the Indiana University School of Medicine. His teams have been awarded national honors by PR Week magazine and the Public Relations Society of America.

Philip holds a B.S. in Finance and International Studies at the Kelley School of Business, with a major in Journalism from Indiana UniversityHe currently serves on an advisory board to the dean of its Media SchoolAt the post-graduate level, in game theory, real options analysis, and startup acceleration, from Indiana University, Stanford University, and Y-Combinator.