RevThink is the industry leading, US-based consultancy which advises more than 100 studios, agencies, and production companies based in 18 countries around the world.
The RevThink portfolio of firms represents more than $100MM of global production in advertising, broadcast, entertainment, programming and themed attractions. With clients including Alkemy X, and company, Bigstar, Cause + Effect, Laundry, STATE Design, and Trollbäck + Company, their expertise and perspective is unparalleled in the industry.
Joel Pilger is a RevThink consultant known for his thought leadership in Marketing, Positioning, and Sales. Among his innovations are the popular concepts of The Three P’s of Positioning, Seasons of the Creative Firm, and It’s Not WHAT You Pitch, It’s HOW.
As the former owner of the highly successful Impossible Pictures over 20 years, Joel now advises leading studios in the US as well as dozens of firms around the world through his JUMPSTART™ accelerator.
In addition to curating the RevThinking podcast and blog, Joel is the co-founder of PromaxBDA Creative Entrepreneurs and volunteers at several universities in the US. He has authored articles in Fast Company, Forbes, SHOOT, Post Perspectives andPromaxBDA Brief magazines.
Tim Thompson is Founder and Chief Revolution Thinker at RevThink. His vision and drive has grown RevThink to become the industry’s leading consultancy for 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.
Marko Pfann branded more than 60 TV stations in the past 15 years and received over 20 industry awards for his work.
As a former studio owner, Marko learned what great clients expect from top agencies. His studio served as the lead agency for Germany’s #1 national tv-station and also assisted the Astro TV Group in Malaysia to undertake a major rebrand with 50+ television channels.
As a consultant, Marko outlines Marketing and Sales to both designers and studio owners alike. Most importantly, he teaches a process which wins more pitches, better clients, and bigger budgets.
Marko has spent the last two years as consultant and creative director on the global launch of Red Bull TV.