Founder & CEO,
Beyond Philosophy LLC

Contact Details

Beyond Philosophy LLC
Sarasota, FL


Colin has been recognized by LinkedIn as one of the world's top 150 business influencers and voted one of the 'top 50 Marketing Thought Leaders Over 50'. The Financial Times has recognized his company, Beyond Philosophy LLC as being one of the leading consultancies for the last 2 years in a row. 

Colin has written seven bestselling books on Customer Experience and is a commentator on CNN, BBC TV, NPR, LBC and is co-host of the podcast 'The Intuitive Customer'. Colin is a renowned key-note speaker and has one of the best read blogs on Customer Experience.

Colin's background is in operational line management. He has held many senior exec positions in corporate life. In his last senior role he lead 3,500 people in call centers globally.

Colin founded Beyond Philosophy in 2002. Beyond Philosophy was the first operational focused consultancy, training and research companies in the world. They focus on helping  organizations move their Customer Experience to the next level.

Under Colin's leadership Beyond Philosophy have helped many of the world's most prestigious organizations improve their Customer Experience including American Express, FedEx, and Caterpillar. One client, Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping company, improved their net promoter score by 40 points in 30 months, which gave a 10% rise in shipping volumes using Beyond Philosophy’s methodology.  

Colin is married to Lorraine and has 3 children. He now lives in Sarasota, Fl. USA. He is a keen fisherman and loves soccer. Colin is a passionate Luton Town FC supporter.


  • Consulting

Job History

Beyond Philosophy
Founder & CEO
Sarasota, FL, United States
January 2002 - present

British Telecom (BT)
SVP Customer Experience
London, United Kingdom
September 1983 - December 2001

Honors and Awards

One of the world's top 150 Business Influencers
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Selected as one of the Best Management Consultancies
Financial Times
2019, 2020

Top 50 Marketeers over the age of 50
Brand Quarterly
2016, 2017