CEO and Founder of ZN, BELGIUM
Author of 'Hyperthinking', Phil Weiss is an entrepreneur and strategic thinker who has been working with leading corporations for the past two decades. He speaks for audiences around the world on range of topic related to digital communication, disruption, innovation and technology.
For the past decade he has been working on healthcare communication, social media and vaccines exploring the impact of the anti-vaxxers on social media. He has trained doctors, launched initiatives and only counter anti-vaxx projects.
He founded ZN (www.znconsulting.com) a leading digital agency in Brussels working with companies, political institutions like the European Commission and Parliament and organisations on how to use the Internet to integrate and transform business and communication. He works with such household names as Toyota, Microsoft, Sony, Sanofi Pasteur, UCB and various industry associations. His Hyperthinking model was developed to enable the ZN team and their clients manage rapid change and innovation to adapt their strategies and structures to the age of networks.
Whilst studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford, he launched two college magazines, started the first student radio station on a full FM licence in the UK, and received the Young Achievers Award from HM the Queen. In 2009, Philip helped co-found TEDxBrussels (tedxbrussels.eu). He was chairman of IABC Europe (International Association of Business Communicators: http://europe.iabc.com/) in 2012 and organised Eurocomm, the regional conference of the organisation in Brussels.
In 2013 he spoke at TEDxGateway in Mumbai (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-kFziFmP_-k) and at TEDxULB in Brussels in 2014 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgTivMHlfpc).