Phil Buchanan is a product leader and educator in Toronto.

Phil is the Director of Digital at Aubs & Mugg Inc., responsible for product, design, and development. Previously, Phil was the Head of Design at Hubdoc (acquired by Xero in 2018), managing the product and marketing design teams.

Phil is deeply invested in the growth and development of himself, his peers, and future generations of product leaders. For six years he was a course director and lecturer in the Department of Design at York University, developing and delivering interaction design curriculum to first and second year students.

He graduated with honours from the York University/Sheridan College Joint Program in Design.


  • 2018 – Present

    Aubs & Mugg Inc.

    Director of Digital
  • 2014 – 2019

    York University

    Course Director and Lecturer
  • 2017 – 2018

    Hubdoc (acquired by Xero)

    Head of Design
  • 2015 – 2017


    Manager, Product Design
  • 2011 – 2015

    Context Creative

    Lead Web Designer / Developer
  • 2008 – 2011


    Intermediate Graphic Designer