In Chapter 4 of 21 in his 2011 interview, Phil McKenzie answers "What is Getting Easier and What is Getting Harder in Your Life?" McKenzie finds greater comfort with the process of building out his global event series and finds challenge in the organizational and managerial details and duties that come with larger responsibilities. 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.