Insider’s Corner Q&A: Phillippe Chau, Engagement Director
IBISWorld catches up with Phillippe Chau of Growthink to find out firsthand what's going on within his industry.
IW: What challenge do you and Growthink face right now?
PC: Challenges now include the availability of research for niche and specialty industries.
IW: How does IBISWorld help you overcome this challenge?
PC: With IBISWorld, we are able to pull quality reports for specialty industries, which allow us to provide detailed analysis to our client's business.
IW: What do you foresee happening in your industry within the next year?
PC: In the next year, our industry is expected to grow following the recovering economy, which causes there to be an increase in the number of start-up companies who seek our services for strategic planning and consulting.
IW: Tell us something interesting about yourself:
PC: I got into the field through my interest and passion for entrepreneurship and its effect on the economic state of our country. It is also very rewarding and inspiring to watch a start-up company through its very beginning stages to officially launching its product or business to the marketplace. My interests and hobbies include traveling, real estate investments, film & entertainment, and beach volleyball.
Phillippe Chau is an Engagement Director at Growthink, a consulting and strategic advisory firm that helps pre- and post-revenue companies create business plans and financial models to grow their business, raise capital, and achieve success. Chau is responsible for the management and consulting of client engagements on a daily basis. Currently living in Los Angeles, California, Chau was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana and graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a double major in Business Law & Entrepreneurship.