Philip Vanhoutte

Championing Smarter Working @ Leesman

Philip Vanhoutte is an energetic thought leader and champion of Smarter Working, a holistic human centred work design practice that inspires and unifies space, technology, and people practices. Based on award winning implementations throughout Europe, he authored of The Smarter Working Manifesto, a definitive guide on how to build the best workplace, which was localised in 5 languages. He inspires professionals to enjoy the freedom to work where and when works best and helps employers identify and implement the right working environment for their teams. Smarter Working embraces self-determination of professionals and their careers, offering fresh ways to achieve self-actualisation. Philip is Chairman of the Advisory Board of Leesman Index, the only independent employee workspace satisfaction survey and has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Global Customer Contact Association. He leverages a rich career with Accenture, Engie, Wang Labs, Nokia, Fujitsu-ICL, MCI WorldCom, Sony-Ericsson and most recently Plantronics.