Philip Bossert, Ph.D.

Philip Bossert, Ph.D.;

Brogan 110
Tel (808) 735-4652; (808) 203-9097
3140 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, HI 96816


Philip Bossert, Ph.D.Dr. Phil Bossert is a Visiting Full Professor in the Education Division at Chaminade University. He teaches courses in Educational Leadership and Educational Technology. Dr. Bossert is also the Director of the Institute for 21st Century Teaching & Learning and Schools of the Future Project at the Hawaii Association for Independent Schools. He is also the co-founder and a principal consultant of OrienTech, an education technology consulting and resource development company. He has served as Executive Director & CEO of the Hawaii High Technology Development Corporation and as Vice President for Business Development with Ohana Learning. Prior to that, he was Deputy Director of the Hawaii State Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism, President & CEO of Strategic Information Solutions, Assistant Superintendent for Information & Telecommunication Services for the Hawaii State Department of Education, Strategic Information Systems Manager for GTE Hawaiian Tel, and President of Hawaii Loa College. Dr. Bossert has been a Fulbright-Hayes Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Fellow, and National Endowment for the Humanities Grantee; and he holds a B.A. in Economics & Philosophy from Rockhurst College in Kansas City and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy from Washington University in St. Louis. He has published five books and more than thirty articles and reviews in the areas of technology, education and philosophy; and has worked as a consultant for numerous corporations and non-profit organizations in the US and Asia.


  • Ph.D., Philosophy-Washington University in St. Louis
  • BA, Philosophy & Economics-Rockhurst University