Philipp is a thought leader, global keynote speaker and an executive educator known for connecting the dots between trust, innovation, the future and transformational leadership. Among the youngest established voices on the international circuit, he represents a new generation of leaders advocating for intergenerational understanding at all organisational levels.

He transforms industries by humanising leadership, organisations and value propositions. His fascination for the art and science of complex change is the result of a decade-long and ongoing research interest in mastering behavioural transformation. He draws from an eclectic set of expertise trailblazing across extensive, complex innovation strategy mandates for Fortune 500s in APAC. His work also involves re-shuffling sectors for good, for instance as a strong influence on the Founder - CEO / CXOs of two of the most successful technology disruptors in Singapore across telecoms and insurance. As DrinkEntrepreneurs Singapore organiser, he built bridges and a community of thousands for the local startup ecosystem.

Philipp is the author of The Trust Economy (2017-English, 2018-German, 2022-Mandarin) and RESET (2021-English). He has been a TEDx Speaker (2018), WEF Global Shaper (2018), KAIROS Society Global Fellow (2015-17) and St. Gallen Symposium Leader of Tomorrow (2015). His academic background spans international business (University of Groningen, Cum Laude), qualitative research and design thinking (HPI D-school).

He has guest-lectured at Singapore Management University (SMU), Singapore University of Technology & Design (SUTD) and HSB for Undergraduate, Postgraduate and MBA levels. External faculty involvements include the design and delivery of executive education faculty involvements include the design and delivery of programmes for Singapore Management University Academy (2020-22), the Singapore Civil Service College (2022-), CEDEP (2022-) and INSEAD (2022-) inspiring senior leaders in service of an extraordinary future.


  • Transformational Trust: How the Trust Economy is Reinventing Trust in the Digital Age
  • Exponential Empowerment: Trusting the Future of Work
  • Hello Humanoid: Trusting the Future of Artificial Intelligence
  • Generation Greta: Trusting the Future of Sustainability
  • Digital Disruption: Trusting the Future of Innovation
  • Mental Monopoly: Trusting the Future of Customer Experiences
  • Intuitive Innovation: Trusting the Future of Creativity