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 discuss the technological advances and why he believes every disruptive development comes with an opportunity application for small businesses.
Chris Bishop joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how powerful outsourcing can be when growing a business, including major tasks as well as special projects.
Chris Bishop joins Jim Blasingame to extoll the benefits and advantages of finding the right fit for jobs in the freelance market, instead of having to hire an employee.