Philip has been deep-rooted in ERP and Ecommerce engineering since the 1990’s often consulting as Chief Architect or CTO for (Fortune 500) companies. After starting and successfully selling his ecommerce consulting company in 2009, he joined Fossil Group where he digitally transformed the company helping grow revenues from $1B to $3.5B in 30 months. As CTO he also “reboot” Fossil’s 15-year-old wearable technology division while leading the acquisition of Misfit Wearables, resulting in Fossil Group becoming the 2nd largest smartwatch manufacturer.  In 2017, Philip joined Amazon Web Services as the Worldwide Tech Leader for Retail and Ecommerce working with, Amazon Go and thousands of AWS retail customers in over 100 countries.  In 2020, Philip joined SSENSE, a privately held fashion ecommerce company recently valued at $5B.  As CTO, his responsibilities include all product, engineering, data, and data science. Visit  and the SSENSE tech blog at