David Phillips – Chief Innovation Consultant
David Phillips is an Innovation Provocateur who specializes in helping organizations apply the tools of innovation and people-centered design to find unexpected solutions to their biggest challenges. He brings deep experience in the area of Creative Thinking and Innovation to the MLC Group.
Founder of Faster Glass Consulting, David pushes people and teams to question their assumptions, stretch their thinking, and see their problems and opportunities differently. He draws on his diversity of experience in consulting, financial services, public accounting, education, and the U.S. Air Force to approach problems from different perspectives and to enable others to do the same.
David began his corporate career as a technology consultant at Arthur Andersen and then Grant Thornton. After moving to Bank of America, he designed and led two programs focused on integrating the principles of innovation into a Six Sigma culture. He conducted over 100 problem-solving workshops across the country as well as served as a subject matter expert for China Construction Bank as they developed their innovation capabilities. David lives in Charlotte, NC with his family.