Head of Ambassador Program @ Global Startup Ecosystem
Philip is an operations expert, startup advisor, and international speaker, currently serving as the Entrepreneur Digital Residence at the Global Startup Ecosystem. He is the Founder and Principal of Hapday Group, a collective of operations experts, creatives, and entrepreneurs. Former Program Director of a New York Tech US market entry accelerator for post-seed startups, he has dedicated his career to helping companies enter new markets.
To the goal of supporting cross-border market entry, he serves as the Director of Platform for Accathon Capital, a corporate innovation organization devoted to cross-border innovation and investment between China and the US. He also mentors for international accelerators including NUMA, the German Accelerator, and STEPnyc. As the Entrepeneur-In-Residence of Starta as well as Director of Startup Boost’s New York chapter, he is frequently providing strategic support to companies at all stages.
Prior to this, 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.