Christopher Bishop

Christopher Bishop

Christopher Bishop has had many different careers since he graduated from Bennington College with a B.A. in German literature. He has worked as a touring rock musician (played with Robert Palmer), jingle producer (sang on the first Kit Kat jingle “Gimme A Break”) and Web site project manager (developed Johnson & Johnson’s first corporate Web site). Chris also spent 15 years at IBM in a variety of roles including business strategy consultant and communications executive driving social media adoption and use of virtual worlds.

Chris is a member of the World Future Society and gave a talk at their annual conference in Washington, D.C. last summer on “How to Succeed at Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet.” In addition, he’s on the Board of TEDxTimesSquare and gave a talk on *Openness* at the New York event in April 2013.

Chris writes, consults and speaks about “improvising careers” at universities and industry conferences.

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Chris Bishop joins Jim Blasingame to identify several entities and platforms that are designed to connect gig economy contractors with customers who need their services.
Chris Bishop joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how corporate America has contributed to the growth of the gig economy, and how to price our products as they become our customers.
Chris Bishop joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the gig economy, and how to think of yourself as a business, instead of an unemployed person picking up jobs.