Phil is a serial inventor, entrepreneur and technologist who splits his time between Melbourne and San Francisco. He is one recognised as one of the world’s leading crowd-funders with over $1.5m raised in 2012 across two successful projects, ScanBox and recent blockbuster LIFX. Prior to technology Phil’s career spanned many creative realms and disciplines after initially commencing his career as an apprentice electrician, before 7 years as a professionally touring musician. Before reinventing the light bulb Phil produced well known iOS apps including Grey’s Anatomy, Polaroid and The Beatrix Potter iOS series. When Phil’s not creating ideas he’s spending time with his wife and two children in Melbourne,and is a proud owner of the first living room in the world to contain LIFX smart bulbs.