Jamie Catto Oxford, UK

  • Creative catalyst, mentor, coach and inspirational speaker on how to maximise your own - and your company's - potential
  • Founding member of British dance group Faithless, prolific musician and film maker
  • Author of Insanely Gifted: turn your demons into creative rocket fuel (2016)

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TEDx: Transforming shadows into rocket fuel (2012)
TEDx: Transforming shadows into rocket fuel (2012)

Biography

A creative catalyst, world-renowned musician and mischief maker, Jamie Catto’s passion is to help individuals and organisations maximise their potential and become the best possible version of themselves.

Jamie believes that most organisations are being hugely limited by intolerable levels of stress, boredom and lack of personal engagement in the workplace.

Success is only sustainable when individuals and teams are personally engaged with the work, with each other and especially with themselves and their own unique gifts.

Inspired and fulfilled people expend less energy, discover unexpected reserves of untapped skills and do measurably better work – benefiting everyone in the team.

Taking this philosophy as a starting point, Jamie has developed techniques – which can be used in a keynote, seminar or 1×1 context – to help groups raise levels of sensitivity and awareness in all challenging situations, and to help them use these challenges to propel the company’s mission forwards.

Jamie first came to prominence as a founding member of the legendary British dance music group Faithless, before going on to form the the double-Grammy nominated, global music and film project 1 Giant Leap. In 2016, he published Insanely Gifted: turn your demons into creative rocket fuel (Canongate).

“…warning, prolonged exposure to Jamie Catto could blow your mind…” — The Daily Telegraph

“Jamie Catto is kind, wise, open, boundlessly energetic, optimistic and passionate. I adore him.” — Stephen Fry

“It takes Jamie’s approach to bring out our full potential. What he did at Google was breathtaking! Want to energise your team? Engage Jamie today!” — Enrique Naldo, Head of Travel, Google

“Jamie effortlessly captivated a room full of seasoned creative directors from all over Europe. He’s a positive inspiration – a force for good.” — Carl Le Blond, Creative Director, Ogilvy & Mather

“Jamie is instantly engaging and memorable. We were looking for someone to help our team see that they can be more effective and happier in their roles by bringing more of themselves to work. Jamie did that fantastically. Through a series of stretching activities and sheer enthusiasm he helped our diverse group explore their strengths and ‘darker’ sides more to understand how each has a role in delivering their best to each other and our clients. He also took the time to understand more about who we are to ensure that his work was tailored and we really look forward to working with him again.” – Ben Wielgus, Associate Director, KPMG

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