Philipp holds a BFA in Design from New York’s Parsons School of Design and an MBA in International Management from Montreal’s McGill University. Multiple patents are registered in his name and he has been a guest lecturer at Parsons School of Design and KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology).
Previous to co-founding The Deep Bench, Philipp has led the design and strategy practices at German design agency designaffairs.
Before that he built up and led the design capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region for the innovation company 3M and worked as designer for Panasonic in Tokyo.
Having studied in New York City, Philipp started his career there, working at SMART DESIGN with such clients as OXO, HP, Estée Lauder, Renault, Herman Miller and Coca-Cola.