Christopher Bishop has had many different careers in the forty-five years. 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 currently a member of the World Future Society and gave a talk at their annual conference in Washington, D.C. in July 2016 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. He was recently invited to join the Rutgers Design Thinking Advisory Council.
Chris writes, consults and speaks about “improvising careers” at universities and industry conferences.