Prior, Philipp was working with CMOs and global brands as part of Interpublic (IPG), a global advertising, marketing and design leader. Philipp started his career with Vontobel Asset Management, a leading Swiss private bank, in public fund management.
Philipp is an active board member and investor in start-ups such as Playspan (acquired by Visa), Appstores (acquired by InMobi), Source DNA (acquired by Apple), Doky, Angellist, Philz Coffee, SendGrid, Jawbone, Beekeeper, Altoida, Speakr, Pubmatic, Sparta Science, data.world and others.
Philipp grew up in Switzerland and moved to Silicon Valley in 2001. He is a a frequent speaker at entrepreneurial and impact events such as Wharton, Yale, the Worldwebforum and others. He is on the Board of the Swiss American Chamber of Commerce and an Honorary Ambassador for Swiss / U.S. Economic Development.
Philipp holds and MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and lives with his family in the San Francesco Bay Area.
Philipp holds an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and a BA in Micro Economics, University of Applied Sciences, Zurich, Switzerland.