Toby Devan Lewis Director, New Museum
Lisa Phillips is the Toby Devan Lewis Director of the New Museum, a position she has held since 1999. During her tenure, she expanded the museum and founded two major programs: Ideas City to explore the future of cities and New Inc., the first museum-led incubator. Phillips was a curator at the Whitney Museum for two decades and has held several teaching posts, including visiting critic at Yale. She is a trustee of the Association of Art Museum Directors and was one of Time Out’s top 40 New Yorkers and Crain’s Most Powerful Women in New York in 2007.