Phil Hellmuth
 Advisor / SparkLabs Group, Spark 1 Acquisition Corp.
Record 16-time World Champion of Poker
- Record 16-time World Champion of Poker
- New York Times Best Selling Author
- Investor in >20 Start-up Companies
- Advisor to 17 Companies

Phil Hellmuth is a family man first and foremost, and lives in Northern California with his wife of 31 years. Phil has the following life goal: Become the greatest poker player of all-time. After winning a record 16 World Championships (and counting) at the WSOP (World Series of Poker), Phil has achieved that goal!

Phil is a New York Times best-selling author, a television commentator (WSOP on ESPN, World Poker Tour, and “Hellmuth’s Home Game”), a heavily televised poker player, a speaker, a poker tournament Host and MC (for charities he has raised $64 Million at events he hosted and MCed like Warriors Charity poker tourney; and for businesses: in 2021 he is MC/Host for Tiger Global’s annual event), he is an Advisor to, or Advisor Board member of, ten different companies, and Phil is sponsor money in three different SPAC’s (including finding, and taking out $ RSI to a $3B market cap on the NYSE). Phil thinks of himself as an early early-stage, and late late-stage investor.

Phil truly wishes to inspire a global audience to think bigger, to become better, to do more, and to ultimately achieve their dreams. To this end, Phil wrote the book “#POSITIVITY - You Are Always In The RIght Place At The Right Time” (8 Life Tips). Tony Robbins and Sheryl Sandberg endorse his book. In fact, in his advanced seminars, Tony advises people to buy Phil’s book.