Philip is an operations expert, startup advisor, and international speaker. He is currently the Lead Strategist and Founder of Hapday Group, a collective of operations experts, creatives, and entrepreneurs working with startups to scale their business in the US market. As the former Program Director of VentureOut, a New York Tech accelerator for post-seed startups, he has advised over 200 startups, ran over 30 accelerator programs, and spearheaded an 3x operational efficiency growth. Prior to VentureOut, Philip lived and worked in Taiwan for 2 years focusing on education, international relations, and technology development. As a Fulbright scholar and a former Microsoft employee, his expertise uniquely combines international exchange and ICT management. He earned his Bachelor’s degree of Science from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he studied Computer Science and Chinese.