Christopher Bishop Chief Reinvention Officer, improvising careers
Christopher Bishop has had seven different careers since graduating from Bennington College with a B.A. in German literature.
He is currently chief reinvention officer at *improvising careers”.
He has worked as a touring rock musician (played bass with Robert Palmer), jingle producer (sang on the first Kit Kat jingle “Gimme A Break”), Web site project manager (developed Johnson & Johnson’s first corporate Web site) and spent 15 years at IBM.
He was a business strategy consultant in Global Technology Services and also worked at IBM headquarters, providing communications support for the Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs organization, driving social media adoption and use of virtual worlds.
Chris is also a member of the board of TEDxTimesSquare and gave a talk on *Openness* in April 2013. He writes, consults and speaks about “improvising careers” at universities and industry conferences.
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