17 episodes

Three young strategists and a creative unpack the world of advertising alongside the industries best. Expect interesting problems, lots of advice, and a whole lotta fun. Enjoy!

Son of a Pitch Podcast Vince Usher, Max Learmont

    • Business
    • 4.8, 41 Ratings

Three young strategists and a creative unpack the world of advertising alongside the industries best. Expect interesting problems, lots of advice, and a whole lotta fun. Enjoy!

    #16 - David Bates, CEO Bokeh - Do the Dumb Thing, Light Phone 2

    #16 - David Bates, CEO Bokeh - Do the Dumb Thing, Light Phone 2

    In this episode, Vince and Max chat with California Native, and entrepreneur extraordinaire David Bates about how to start a company at 23, what it's like to travel the world on Googles dime, smuggling "equipment" into Cuba, and how to do a "Dumb Phone" campaign.

    • 1 hr 27 min
    #15 - Dee Madigan, Executive Creative Director Campaign Edge - Male Contraceptive Pill

    #15 - Dee Madigan, Executive Creative Director Campaign Edge - Male Contraceptive Pill

    The incredible Bianka Krook and Matilda Treloar take over the show to interview one of Australia's most popular creatives Dee Madigan. A regular on Gruen, and fulltime creative/ political strategist, Dee breaks down how to make it in adland, and if a male contraceptive pill was available how to get it in the gobs of Aussie males nationwide. #yeahthegirls

    • 57 min
    #14 - Ian Perrin, CEO SPEED - Nuts and Bolts Robot Brothel

    #14 - Ian Perrin, CEO SPEED - Nuts and Bolts Robot Brothel

    New co-host Tilly Treloar sits down with Vince, and industry legend Ian Perrin, CEO of SPEED to talk about the world of SEX ROBOTS! We also shoot the sh*t about the world of Media Planning, how to get good at strategy, what you can learn from stinky feet in South Africa, and who the hell Matt Baker is...

    • 54 min
    #13 - Ryan Jordan - Strategy Director BC&F Dentsu - Would you eat a Weta Whopper?

    #13 - Ryan Jordan - Strategy Director BC&F Dentsu - Would you eat a Weta Whopper?

    Vince & Max talk to Ryan Jordan, an award winning strategy director at Dentsu. In the episode we chat about: the road to becoming a strategist, early wins, shaping culture with ideas and how New Zealand keeps punching above its weight with epic creative work. In the pitch segment - Ryan attempts to market a new line of snacks… made from insects. How will he do it? Listen to find out!

    • 1 hr 6 min
    #12 - Mark Pollard, Founder of Mighty Jungle - Drum up demand for Drambuie

    #12 - Mark Pollard, Founder of Mighty Jungle - Drum up demand for Drambuie

    Vince and Max locked down Mark Pollard of Mighty Jungle Fame to talk Hip Hop magazines, adopting us as his favourite sons, Aussie masculinity, winning Cannes Titaniums, and life’s work in strategy projects. In the pitch, Mark attempts to get young people drinking a Scottish legend. How will he do it? Listen to find out...

    • 1 hr 7 min
    #11 - Julian Cole - Strategy Consultant - Bing and you will chime

    #11 - Julian Cole - Strategy Consultant - Bing and you will chime

    Vince and Max talk to strategy's favourite son, Julian Cole. An educator, a comms planner, a consultant, and a diplomat Julian schools us on how to ask for cash, sell in crazy creative ideas, and avoid existential disaster in your fourties. In the pitch segment we gave Julian the hardest task for the podcast so far, and that’s to get 40% of the world’s search engine users to switch from Google, to BING. How will he do it? Listen to find out.

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
41 Ratings

41 Ratings

mikeeTom ,

5 stars podcast

Brilliant!
I’m an academic researcher but listening to this pod is very enjoyable way to learn more about strategy. Great job guys!

Erin3846291 ,

Highly recommend

I’m a media strategist and I love this podcast! If you like to be entertained and want to learn more about the world of strategy from the worlds best minds - then this is the podcast for you. I’ve recommended it to allot of peers and everyone loves it. Great work son of a pitch!

dhuughnh ,

Sensational

Love the podcast, guys. Episode with Leif was great.

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