Q+A with Oli Hopkinson, Client Strategy Director at Bring Digital.

Meet Oli Hopkinson, Client Strategy Director at Bring Digital. Oli joins us from agency Vizeum, where he held the position of Associate Director, working with an impressive range of household names including: Virgin Active, Lloyds Pharmacy, Matalan, Irish Ferries and Credit Fix.

Oli wowed us with his vision for digital, his focus on client results and his varied portfolio. We look forward to taking Bring from strength to strength with Oli’s help.

Find out a bit more about Oli (including his spirit animal) in our Q+A!

What was your first job?

I used to work in my Dad’s warehouse during summer holidays.

What’s your spirit animal?  

A bear. Big & soft, but can be fierce when poked.

What’s the one thing you can’t live without?

MeUndies – a game changing underwear brand.

What’s your favourite saying?

“Think like a loser”

Consider Nokia.  In just a few years the world domination turned into a bombed ruin…

To stay on top successful organisations have to fight the feeling that they have reached the top of the mountain. You should mentally stage success as a failure in order to see the potential for improvement.

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If you could invite any three people in history to dinner, who would they be?

Karl Pilkington, Joe Rogan, Henry VIII

What’s your best trait?

My drive

What’s your worst habit?

Cracking my knuckles

What’s your favourite book?

Stephen King – The Shining

Why did you decide to get into marketing?

I like the psychology behind it. I like the idea that a good marketer can make people do something they never thought they wanted to do.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given?

In a moment of weakness, my Granddad told me “the harder you work, the luckier you get”. This has served me well throughout my professional life.

 

 

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