Cynthia A. Phillips a writer, producer, and social entrepreneur. She is also an economist/agricultural economist as well as a business consultant to for-profit and social enterprises with over 25 years of experience in the areas of risk management, strategic planning, marketing, branding, analytics, big data, business development, sustainability. and global expansion. Phillips is a former Director of International Marketing & Risk Management at American Express and consultant to technology companies and start-ups such as Cisco Systems, BioLargo, Turnkey Group, and Riverbed. She is the founder of The Disruptive Factory, 22nd Century by Design, and True Purpose Brands. As the founder and editor of The Disruptive Quarterly she seeks to promote and empower diverse voices and visionaries. Phillips is a champion of the 17 UN SDGs and supports nonprofit organizations as well as companies of any scale to integrate the SDGs into their business planning, Business Intelligence, ESG and CSR.