Dr. Phil Levy is Chief Economist at Flexport where he leads qualitative and quantitative economic research informed by public policy developments and proprietary data. Dr. Levy's research informs the market on global trade trends and helps Flexport teams make product and business strategy decisions to best serve clients. Before Flexport, Dr. Levy spent two decades researching and forming global trade policy. Dr. Levy served as Senior Fellow on the Global Economy at Chicago Council on Global Affairs and Adjunct Professor of Strategy at Northwestern Kellogg. Before that, Dr. Levy served twice at the White House on the President's Council of Economic Advisors, most recently as Senior Economist for Trade, and was a member of the Policy Planning Staff for Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. He has testified before numerous congressional committees and has written regularly for Forbes, The Hill, and Foreign Policy. He is the author of Rebuilding a Bipartisan Consensus on Trade Policy. He has also taught global economic policy and international trade at Georgetown, Columbia, the University of Virginia, and Yale. Dr. Levy holds a Ph.D in Economics from Stanford University.