Pip Jamieson is the Founder & CEO of The Dots a LinkedIn challenger designed around the networking needs of 'No Collar' workers – including creators, freelancers and millennials. Born out of a genuine passion to make the creative industries more productive, open and diverse, Pip launched the platform in the UK in 2014. An entrepreneur with a distinctive marmite laugh (you either love it or you hate it) Pip is on a mission to connect 1 million creators and freelancers to commercial opportunities by 2018. Pip lives on a houseboat with her husband in Kings Cross, London.
Creative ambition – It may not be easy, but it will be worth it!
Named by Creative Review as one of the Top 50 Creative Leaders (2017) & by The Sunday Times as one of the Top 100 Disruptive Entrepreneurs innovating in their respective fields (2017) Pip Jamieson, Founder of creative community The Dots (www.the-dots.com) will give a very honest account of the highs, lows and burn-out points that have gone into making The Dots are reality. From quitting her dream job at MTV, sinking her life savings into co-founding her first creative business in Australia - which she grew into the leading professional networking platform for creatives in the region - to exit and then launching The Dots in the UK.
An entrepreneur with a distinctive marmite laugh (you either love it or hate it) Pip will give a very honest account of the 10 invaluable lessons she's learnt along the way.