Meet the Joint Venture Team
Strategic Advisor, Smart Energy Enterprise Development
Phil Metz is Co-founder and Top Dog at SingingDog. SingingDog is a consultancy that empowers executives responsible for innovation to deliver superior results.
With over 24 years of executive-level experience, both in industry and as consultant, Phil has focused throughout his career on innovation management, energy business and technology, product and service development, strategy, marketing, and new business development.
Currently Phil is President of the Product Development Management Association (PDMA) Sustainable Innovation Special Interest Group, Subject Matter Expert for the Industrial Research Institute (IRI) Research-on-Research project on Sustainability-Driven Innovation, and Senior Advisor to Sustainable Silicon Valley. He has authored an E-Book on Sustainability-Driven Innovation: Deliver the Products Your Customers Want – And Your Competitors Will Hate!
Prior to co-founding SingingDog, Phil was Director of Business Development and Sales for SolFocus, a concentrating photovoltaics startup, and Vice President, Marketing at Solectron, a $12 billion-plus electronics lean manufacturing services leader. Dr. Metz’s background includes 12 years of innovation management consulting at Arthur D. Little and SRI International, 10 years of energy R&D, an MBA in General Management, and a PhD in physics.