In Chapter 8 of 21 in his 2011 interview, Phil McKenzie answers "When Are You At Your Best?" He finds he is at his best when he needs to be resourceful. He compares his time working at Goldman Sachs and having deep investment bank resources at his disposal to becoming an entrepreneur and needing to create opportunities where they may not be readily available. McKenzie is the founder of Influencer Conference, an international event series bringing together tastemakers across the arts, entrepreneurship, philanthropy and technology. He is also managing partner of influencer marketing agency FREE DMC. Previously he worked in Domestic Equity Trading at Goldman, Sachs, & Co. He earned his BA from Howard University and MBA from Duke University.