Cynthia A. Phillips, PhD
Cynthia A. Phillips is the Founder & CEO of The Disruptive Factory. Phillips is an economist/agricultural economist as well as a business consultant with over 20 years of experience in the areas of strategic planning, marketing, branding, analytics, big data, business development and global expansion. Former Director of International Marketing & Risk Management at American Express and currently consults with technology companies and start-ups such as Cisco Systems, BioSerie and Riverbed. She currently serves as the interim CMO for Ascalon, LLC, a disruptive consumer and commercial bio-based products company. Phillips sits on several nonprofit boards and advisory boards of start-ups including OROECO and accelerators such as Think Beyond Plastic. Phillips is a champion of the 17 UN SDGs and supports nonprofit organizations as well as companies of any scale to integrate the SDGs into their business planning, Business Intelligence and CSR. She is the Founder of GlobalShiftTV, G Media Partners, and The Experience Factory. Phillips is the architect of Passport2GoodTM and serves as a managing partner at Good Causes Corp.