Digital Innovation Strategy Leader and Author of The Trust Economy

Philipp believes more trust and innovation in business benefits everyone – and he’s a leading expert on The Trust Economy.

Philipp speaking on Fintech at The New Savvy conference hosted at SGX Auditorium


Philipp believes more trust and innovation in business benefits everyone. He is a leading expert and global keynote speaker on Innovation, Digitisation and The Trust Economy with extensive expertise in Asia and its regional startup ecosystems.

In a whirlwind career, Philipp shaped Asia innovation efforts of several Fortune 500s, delivered the goods across 8-figure transformational consulting work streams, helped create Singapore’s new digital telco Circles.Life, served as an early-stage advisor to more than one startup success story and contributed his ideas to Economist Intelligence Unit, Forbes, Esquire and many others. He inspires audiences with radiant, pragmatic and deeply insightful content blending field experience with simple and elegant approaches to solving tough challenges.

Harnessing a mix of logic, intuition, analysis and creativity, he unearths deep human insight and distils complex inputs into simple, beautiful outcomes – making him a Swiss army knife for strategy, innovation and digital transformation initiatives. Philipp holds a business degree with distinction from University of Groningen, is an alumnus of the d-school and has been recognised as a WEF Global Shaper, KAIROS Fellow and St. Gallen Symposium Leader of Tomorrow.

Based in Singapore, he travels extensively shaping the future of start-ups, corporates and communities. In his leisure, he is a sailor and yogi.