Alumni Hall of Fame - Phillip E. Campbell

Phillip E. Campbell ’87
Global and Focus Accounts Manager, NXP Semiconductor; Managing Partner, The Campbell Brothers LLC
Nominated by Sherry Tshibangu, Professor, MCC

“MCC gave me the opportunity to rewrite my academic story and changed the trajectory of my professional career.”

During his 25-year career in the semiconductor industry, Phillip Campbell achieved NXP Semiconductors’ Diamond Club Award for Top Salesperson for the Americas (three times) and the Black Engineer of the Year Award in Technical Sales and Marketing. He also received Rochester Institute of Technology’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering’s Industry Recognition Award.

Phillip is a master guitarist, as recognized through the New York State Folklore Society, who marries his love of music and engineering. As an artist mentor with the Strings for Life Music Project, he helps young people to make connections between math and music.

After earning his an MCC associate degree in liberal arts and sciences with a focus on mathematics and science, Phillip earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Morgan State University. Phillip served as the vice president of Building Engineers at Morgan (B.E.A.M.), which focused on academic support, student recruitment, and retention in the university’s School of Engineering, and supported science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) outreach to Baltimore area high schools.