Phil Kemp

Industry Advisor

Phil serves as the Chief Operating Officer at X-Bolt Orthopedics, a Dublin-based startup that delivers innovative solutions in orthopedic trauma. In this capacity, he successfully raised over $4 million to facilitate the US launch of X-Bolt’s flagship product and led the transition of the organization from pre-revenue to commercialization.

Phil spent a decade with Stryker Corporation, a Fortune 500 medical technology company, in various roles between the US and Ireland. His expertise includes product development, marketing, and organizational leadership, alongside a deep understanding of the orthopedic landscape. Additionally, Phil and his wife operate a consulting firm in Ireland. Specializing in marketing strategy, brand development, and organizational growth, the firm reflects their joint expertise and commitment to fostering business success beyond the realm of orthopedics.

Phil has an MBA from New York University Stern School of Business, where he specialized in Strategy, Global Business, and Leadership & Change Management. He is a lead inventor on multiple patents. His decision-making is guided by the principle of “doing the most good for the most people.” This ethos reflects his commitment to social responsibility, shaping his leadership style both professionally and personally.