Philip is an operations expert, startup advisor, and international speaker. He is the Founder and Principal of Hapday Group, a market acceleration firm helping international companies enter and scale in the US market. 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 ecosystems. To the goal of supporting cross-border business, he serves as a Director of 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 and the Global Startup Ecosystem 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 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.