But growing a sustainable and profitable business is a challenge for creative entrepreneurs. Along the way, they can lose control of their work, their businesses, and their lives.
That’s why we come alongside owners – creating systems, implementing best practices, providing accountability – to help them maintain control of their firms while achieving meaningful success.
Our portfolio is comprised of more than 90 studios, agencies and production companies based in 18 countries around the world. Our global community of firms represents $105MM+ of production in advertising, broadcast, entertainment, gaming, programming and themed attractions.
Tim Thompson is Founder and Chief Revolution Thinker at RevThink. His vision and drive has grown RevThink to become the industry’s leading supporter of creative entrepreneurs. His inventions include Fame / Fortune / Freedom, The Entrepreneurial Formula and Four Stages of a Creative Career.
Leveraging decades of experience (he was among the small contingency who founded Imaginary Forces and created the industry-defining SE7EN title sequence), Tim is known for his practical wisdom, acquired resources, and industry-leading best practices which he generously shares through engagements, writings, podcasts, and conferences.
Tim is known for advising creative entrepreneurs to develop, manage, and build opportunities to accelerate the growth and valuation of their businesses.
Joel Pilger is a champion of the creative entrepreneur known as an industry influencer in the Ingredients of Marketing, Positioning, and Sales. Among his thought leadership innovations are The Three P’s, Seasons of the Creative Firm, and It’s Not WHAT You Pitch, It’s HOW.
As a former agency owner (he helmed Impossible Pictures for 20 years before its sale), Joel advises the RevThink portfolio as well as leads our JUMPSTART™ accelerator. He hosts and curates the RevThinking podcast, blog, and speaks at RevThink conferences around the world.
Joel is the co-founder of PromaxBDA Creative Entrepreneurs and volunteers at the University of Colorado. He has authored articles in Fast Company, Forbes, SHOOT, Post Perspectives and PromaxBDA Brief magazines.