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“If you are not failing, you are not innovating enough” – Elon Musk
Speedos – a Scottish innovation by Alexander MacRae 1928
How can you adopt a business culture that fosters an innovative and entrepreneurial environment? Join us in exploring what innovation means in the creative and digital sector, in our first Breakfast Briefing of 2017 and learn how you can create a climate for entrepreneurialism and ideas.
Our panel of industry leading experts will present to you their own unique approaches and practical ways to start applying tried and tested techniques to your business, organisation or team to create a successful climate for innovation in your business.
Gerry McCusker, CEO, Dog and Chair, BIMA Scotland
Nat Gross, President, BIMA
Building a culture of innovation and making it your own
Lawrence Weber, Managing Partner Innovation at Karmarama and Chair, BIMA Immersive Tech
Innovating with purpose: The role of strategy
David Haggerty, Head of Strategy and Planning, Dog
The start up story and transatlantic learnings
Nathan Fulwood, Founder, Create Future
Technical Innovation in Scotland – Are you gearing up for opportunity?
Alisdair Gunn, Director, Framewire
8.30am – Arrive, coffee and networking
8.45am – Talks kick off
10am – Talks end
Nathan Fulwood, Co-Founder, CreateFuture
Nathan’s 18-year career in digital started with the Press Association & Orange, developing new products and campaigns for the nascent digital economy. After nearly 10 years with digital agency Realise he joined brand agency Tayburn as Innovation Director, before co-founding CreateFuture in 2016, a strategic creative consultancy with clients including Penguin Books, Expedia, Prudential, Edrington and the BBC.
Alisdair Gunn, Director, Framewire
With a wealth of experience in the digital, tech, media and creative sectors, and connections in many of the sectors leading digital corporates, Alisdair heads up Framewire, a consultancy helping organisations grow through digital strategies, partnering, technology and investment.
As co-founder of the Turing Festival, Alisdair is credited as having one of the best networks of business connections in the global tech, digital and creative sectors, creating new opportunities, revenue and growth for the organisations he advises.
Alisdair is the director of Framewire where he advises clients across the global tech sphere.
David Haggerty, Head of Strategy & Planning, Dog
Overseeing the Strategy & Planning team at Dog, David applies his expertise and over 13 years’ media and marketing experience to help businesses achieve their marketing and digital ambitions.
David focuses on first understanding the business model and commercial proposition, market context and competitor landscape, while defining user wants and needs, and aligning organisational and marketing goals. He is skilled in identifying barriers to change, crafting strategies based on behavioural understanding and applying persuasion techniques that drive change and deliver positive business impact.
Over the course of his career, David has worked with L’Oréal, Heineken, Bet 365, Visit California, Scottish Enterprise and UEFA.
Lawrence Weber, Managing Partner Innovation at Karmarama
Lawrence has 17 years+ experience in digital, integrated and creative agencies joining Karmarama in 2012. In that time Lawrence has worked on global projects for BBC Worldwide, British Airways, Nokia, Range Rover and Unilever.
Lawrence is chair of the IPA Brand Technology Group, a member of both the BIMA Council and Google UK Creative Council, a start-up mentor for Unilever Foundry and The Friday Club and was named in The Drum’s 2016 list of the top 25 most influential people in Digital.
As Managing Partner Innovation, he helps clients get commercial and creative advantage from key platforms, new technologies and the start-up community.
.. and a special thanks to our wonderful friends at The Drum for supporting BIMA Scotland!
Thu, 25 May 2017
07:30 - 09:00
The Studio, 67 Hope Street, Glasgow, G2 6AE,