Futurist Patrick Meyer Shares a Fascinating Conversation About his New Book, “Steve Jobs & the World of Mobile”
Co-hosts Brad Forsythe and Ray Schilens interview Patrick Meyer, a unique hybrid among business leadership in building and re-inventing Fortune 500 brands/businesses -- with both line marketing experience (The Coca-Cola Co., Gillette, Nabisco) and senior consulting role in the C-Suite of the world's top companies (Miller Lite, Jeep/Dodge/Chrysler, Virgin, Pepsi. VW, Unilever etc.) and a series of 3.0 start-ups. November, 2009, Patrick transitioned an extended working relationship with Sourcebits CEO Rohit Singal into a new role as President, N.A. of the software development leader. This reflects a theme in Meyer’s work where marketing and emerging technology are fused into business driving solutions. Sourcebits is an India/USA based leader in mobile apps, gaming and digital solutions, with 500+ developers, working across all major mobile platforms (iPhone, Android, Symbian), social, online and enterprise solutions. Sourcebits was recently funded by VC leaders Sequoia and IDG to expand their proprietary gaming, app and enterprise solutions development. In 2011, Meyer shifted his focus to select transformational projects in a SWAT Team mode with world class colleagues he regularly turns to for senior assignments. In addition, he joined Thinaire, the leader in mobile NFCtechnology solutions that create new business models for Fortune 500 companies and beyond.
Patrick was also behind advertising/marketing's innovation thought leader consultancy, WPP Fusion 5 and more recently NOW Inc. Clients have retained Patrick and his USA/global teams to identify and action major growth strategies within large companies and challenging industries/markets they compete in. This includes C-Suite led efforts - new products, brand revitalization, global brand building, channel/customer growth, marketing/agency organizational upgrading, acquisition assessment/strategy, etc.
Patrick was “The Marketing Insider” on the weekly radio talk show, The Advertising Show. He is a featured columnist “thought leader” for HUB magazine which is becoming a standard for marketing professionals. Patrick just finished his C-Level focused book “Steve Jobs & The World of Mobile” and other cross platform content (Patrick TV, “Shift Your Game” Curriculum, etc.). Patrick also is a C-level focused Keynote Speaker.