Damon J. Phillips is an American business strategist, and the Lambert Family Professor of Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School.[1]

Damon Phillips

Occupationprofessor, academic, entrepreneur
Known forbusiness strategy
Spouse(s)Dr. Kathy Phillips
Academic background
Alma materMorehouse College,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
Stanford University
Academic work
Sub-disciplineLeadership and Ethics
InstitutionsColumbia Business School


Phillips graduated from Morehouse College, and holds graduate degrees from MIT and Stanford.[2] From 1998 to 2011, he was professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.


He was married to fellow Columbia Business School professor, Dr. Kathy Phillips, until her death in January 2020. [3]


  • Shaping Jazz, Princeton University Press, 2013. ISBN 9780691150888[4][5]
  • Kahl, Steven; Cusumano, Michael; Silverman, Brian S. (2012-09-03). "Orphaned Jazz: Short-Run Start-Ups and the Long-Run Success of Depression-Era Cultural Products". History and Strategy. Emerald Group Publishing. pp. 315–348. ISBN 978-1-78190-025-3.


  1. ^ School, Columbia Business (2014-09-15). "Damon Phillips". Columbia Business School Directory. Retrieved 2020-01-17.
  2. ^ "Damon J. Phillips". www.cnas.org. Retrieved 2020-01-17.
  3. ^ "DAMON J. PHILLIPS^^Professor of Business Strategy at Columbia University". #Startup Columbia. Retrieved 2020-01-17.
  4. ^ Godart, Frédéric (2014-10-01). "Book Review: Damon J. Phillips Shaping Jazz: Cities, Labels, and the Global Emergence of an Art Form". Organization Studies. 35 (10): 1541–1544. doi:10.1177/0170840614526680. ISSN 0170-8406.
  5. ^ Rossman, Gabriel (2014-05-01). "Shaping Jazz: Cities, Labels, and the Global Emergence of an Art Form by Damon J. Phillips". American Journal of Sociology. 119 (6): 1818–1819. doi:10.1086/676324. ISSN 0002-9602.

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