Philip Jones


MBA, Shidler School of Business, University of Hawaii
BS, Political Science, University of Rhode Island


Philip Jones spent three years in sales and four years in sales management for Flying Tiger Line on the East Cost of the US. After that, he moved to LA and spent six years as regional manager for Northwest Airlines Cargo. He also spent a year working for Northwest Airlines in Memphis before gaining his MBA and moving to Japan to work for Kintetsu World Express (KWE) as an executive. He also spent two years in Beijing as a general manager of a KWE subsidiary.

Later, at WorldPort Services, LLC, he assisted Japanese companies and non-Japanese subsidiaries in adopting global business practices. In 2004, he joined Morgen, Evan, and Company, a New York-based M&A advisory boutique, as the leader of its logistics practice. The following year, he became managing director in charge of the company’s Japan office. In 2010, Philip engineered the sale of Morgen Evan’s Japan business to Sigmaxyz Inc., a Tokyo-based strategic consultancy.

He started teaching at GLOBIS University in January 2015 and currently teaches courses on business transformation and globalization.