Jack J. Phillips, Ph.D. is chairman of the ROI Institute, Inc., the leading source of ROI competency building, implementation support, networking and research. Phillips provides consulting services for Fortune 500 companies and major global organizations.
His 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. On two occasions, Meeting News named Dr. Phillips as one of the 25 Most Influential People in the Meetings and Events Industry, based on his work on ROI. The Society for Human Resource Management presented him an award and honored Phillips's 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.
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.