Damon J. Phillips

Lambert Family Professor of Social Enterprise

Columbia University

Damon J. Phillips is the Lambert Family Professor of Social Enterprise and the Co-Director of the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia University. He teaches senior leaders, master of business administration students, and undergraduates. His Venturing to Change the World is the first entrepreneurship course ever taught at Columbia College. Phillips has a bachelor’s degree in physics from Morehouse College; a master’s in aeronautics/astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; a second master's, in sociology, from Stanford University; and a PhD in organizational behavior from Stanford University. Before attending Stanford, he worked as an engineer at Lincoln Laboratory (Hanscom AFB) in Massachusetts and in a family-owned electronics manufacturing business.

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