Professor Kotler is the S. C. Johnson Distinguished Professor of International Marketing at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Professor Kotler holds an MA in Economics from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. in Economics from M.I.T.
He has published Marketing Management (15th edition), Principles of Marketing (16thedition), Strategic Marketing for Nonprofit Organizations, Social Marketing, Marketing 3.0, Lateral Marketing, Winning at Innovation, Winning Global Markets, Confronting Capitalism, and 50 other books (see list). His research covers strategic marketing, innovation and corporate social responsibility. He has consulted GE, IBM, Apple, Honeywell, Ford and many other companies. He has also consulted nonprofit and government organizations. He is the founder of the field of Social Marketing (the Marketing of Causes). Professor Kotler is the recipient of 22 honorary degrees from abroad. He was also chosen as a Legend in Marketing.
Philip lives in Longboat Key, Florida and in Glencoe, Illinois. He and his wife Nancy spend nine weeks every summer at the Chautauqua Institution near Buffalo, New York, enjoying the lectures and performances. He speaks around the world on marketing, business strategy, and innovation. He is the co-founder of the world’s first Marketing Museum, located in Bali, Indonesia. He is the first professor to be honored on a postage stamp, in this case issued by Indonesia.