Bryan K. Phillips

Chief Legal Officer

Joining in December 2019, Bryan K. Phillips is the chief legal officer at Cerevel Therapeutics. Mr. Phillips is the former senior vice president, legal, human resources and information technology, general counsel and secretary for Surmodics, Inc., a publicly-traded medical technology company headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Prior to joining Surmodics in 2005, Phillips served as patent counsel at Guidant Corporation’s Cardiac Rhythm Management Group (now part of Boston Scientific). Phillips began his legal career at a Minneapolis-based intellectual property law firm.

Phillips is active in the Twin Cities community, having served on numerous non-profit boards. He currently serves as chair of the board of trustees for the Science Museum of Minnesota, and as a trustee of Minnesota Public Radio. Phillips earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Kansas and a law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School.