Hello.

 

Phillips & Co. is a leading innovation consultancy. For over 20 years, we’ve helped clients invent breakthrough products, brands and businesses.

We help organizations accelerate innovation through research, facilitation, strategy and training.

We’re a team of strategists, designers, facilitators and researchers.

We offer multi-phase innovation programs as well as individual services, from ideation sessions, strategic planning workshops and ethnographic research to concept refinement research and innovation training.

Our Team

Matt Phillips

Matt Phillips
President

Matt founded Phillips & Co. in 2003 and has advised CEOs and innovation teams across North America and Europe for over 20 years. He has led hundreds of innovation projects, serving as a client lead, strategist, facilitator, and ideator. Matt is also a top-rated keynote speaker on unlocking the power of innovation and creativity throughout organizations.

Previously, Matt was a creative strategist at global consultancy Razorfish. Matt holds an MBA from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and is a graduate of the Conservatory Program in Improvisation at The Second City in Chicago.

Amy Meginnes

Amy Meginnes
Innovation Strategist

For over a decade and a half, Amy has served as a key partner on strategy, research, and experience design engagements. Her business leadership and strategic facilitation have transformed start-ups and corporate clients alike. Amy brings an empathetic focus to her work with users, teams, design, and strategy. 

Amy received her bachelor’s in Finance and Business Management from The University of Iowa and has continued her education with certificates from IDEO and Archeworks. Outside of Phillips & Co., Amy is the Board Chair of Pangea Educational Development, a nonprofit working to address the world literacy crisis.

Jessica Glennon

Jessica Glennon
Innovation Strategist

Jessica brings over 15 years of experience in design strategy, experience design and innovation consulting. She is an experienced design thinker who is passionate about improving human experiences and business outcomes by developing deep empathy and understanding for those we’re working to serve.

At Phillips & Co., Jessica has led projects spanning user research, ideation, prototyping, concept development and strategy development. Previously, she worked for global consultancies including Slalom and EY. Jessica holds a BS in Finance and Journalism from Indiana University.

 

Justin Daab

Justin Daab
Innovation Strategist

Justin has devoted nearly 30 years to advising clients on digital strategy, innovation, experience, and service design. At Phillips & Co., Justin serves as a senior innovation advisor as well as the lead on key projects.

Formerly, Justin was the President of Magnani, a 60-person experience design and strategy firm. Justin holds an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and is the author of Innovate. Activate. Accelerate, a book that is a “boot camp for your business brain.” Justin brings a diverse background in improvisational comedy and music composition and once served as “Top Daug”, the mascot of the University of Oklahoma.

Madie Allender

Madie Allender
Innovation Associate

Madie is a multi-talented associate with our team, serving as a session facilitator, report producer, content creator and project coordinator. She’s been a key contributor to Phillips & Co. projects for CPG, professional services, nonprofit, financial services, and manufacturing clients.

Madie holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from Indiana University, making her the natural choice as our in-house voiceover artist for many client projects. Outside of Phillips & Co., Madie is also a working actor and voice teacher.

“Your team did an incredible job developing a portfolio of innovative new product concepts within the limitations of our highly-regulated industry.”

Margaret DeFrancisco
Past President & CEO of the Georgia Lottery

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