Philip Ideson, Founder & Principal Consultant

Philip Ideson is a leading authority in helping companies reduce their third party operational expenses by levering outsourced procurement services. He is a proponent of the as-a-service economy, and believes that knowledge based outsourcing will fundamentally change the way companies deliver internal shared services such as procurement.

Philip has 15 years of experience driving procurement transformation for leading brands such as Pfizer, Ford, GM and Chiquita. He has worked across the entire procurement value chain, both as a subject matter expert and a leader. Philip has worked on both sides of the outsourcing table, as a buyer and a delivery leader.

In 2015, Philip founded ProcureChange, a boutique advisory firm that helps companies turn procurement into a competitive advantage through the use of as-a-service delivery models.

When not hard at work, Philip can be found spending time with his family, traveling, and consuming any content he can find related to the English soccer team that he supports!

Philip is a dual UK-US citizen, and has lived and worked in three continents. He currently resides in California with his wife, son and their family rescue dogs.

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Learn more about Procurement Outsourcing with the Procurement Outsourcing Basics course

Philip Ideson recently wrote and launched a course that introduces you to the basics of Procurement Outsourcing and provides actionable insights and tips that will guide you during your outsourcing journey.

The course includes 12 modules, 2 hours of video and audio content, and nearly 100 pages of supporting information.

To access the course, register at

Email Philip to discuss if ProcureChange can help your company.