Jack J. Phillips, Ph.D.
Dr. Jack J. Phillips, chairman of ROI Institute, is a world-renowned expert on accountability, measurement, and evaluation. Phillips provides consulting services for Fortune 500 companies and major global organizations. The author or editor of more than 75 books, he conducts workshops and presents at conferences throughout the world.
Phillips has received several awards for his books and work. The Society for Human Resource Management presented him an award for one of his books and honored a Phillips ROI study with its highest award for creativity. The American Society for Training and Development gave him its highest award,
Distinguished Contribution to Workplace Learning and Development for his work on ROI. Jack and his wife Patti Phillips were the first recipients of the Center for Talent Reporting’s Distinguished Contributor Award. This award recognized their outstanding and significant contributions in the measurement and management of human capital. In November 2019, Jack and Patti were named two of the top 50 coaches in the world, by the Thinkers 50 organization. In addition, they were named finalists for the Marshall Goldsmith Distinguished Achievement Award for Coaching. Jack’s work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, and Fortune magazine. He has been interviewed by several television programs, including CNN.
Dr. Phillips’ expertise in measurement and evaluation is based on more than 27 years of corporate experience in the aerospace, textile, metals, construction materials, and banking industries. Dr. Phillips has served as training and development manager at two Fortune 500 firms, as senior human resource officer at two firms, as president of a regional bank, and as management professor at a major state university.
Dr. Phillips regularly consults with clients in manufacturing, service, and government organizations in over 70 countries in North and South America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Australia, and Asia.
Dr. Phillips has undergraduate degrees in electrical engineering, physics, and mathematics; a master’s degree in Decision Sciences from Georgia State University; and a Ph.D. in Human Resource Management from the University of Alabama. He has served on the boards of several private businesses—including two NASDAQ companies—and several nonprofits and associations, including the American Society for Training and Development, the National Management Association, and the International Society for Performance Improvement, where he served as president (2012-2013).
Dr. Jack Phillips can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.