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Enjoy a chance to meet…
James Hamlin is Chief Growth Officer at TrustedHousesitters, the largest global online platform for free pet-sitting, providing a place for pet owners and pet sitters to connect. Since its launch in 2010, TrustedHousesitters has facilitated over four million nights of house and pet sitting globally, saving users millions on pet-sitting and accommodation costs. TrustedHousesitters operates across the globe and in 2018 they secured significant investment from private equity firm Rockpool Investments. With a proven track record of achieving results in the growth, execution, strategy and operations of dual sided marketplaces including TrustedHousesitters and TaskRabbit, James will be talking about growing and scaling a global marketplace business.
This event is perfect for…
Startup founders and management level at startups working in the pet industry or on online marketplace businesses. This dinner is open to a limited number of service providers / advisors (unless a TableCrowd partner). Please see the details under the 'Join this table' button.
If you'd like to join but don't fall neatly within the above categories, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss whether this is the right dinner for you. Also feel free to check out our other dinners as another might match you perfectly!
The conversation will be…
In February, TrustedHousesitters enjoyed a 70% surge in US customers, making it their largest and highest-growth market. With this in mind, this is a great time to listen to James who will be talking about:
✓ Tips on growing and scaling a global marketplace business.
✓ The importance of testing, tracking, optimisation and analytics.
✓ Expanding into and growing new markets.
✓ The story of TrustedHousesitters.
Expect to leave with ideas and inspiration for your own business as well as the opportunity to speak to others facing similar industry challenges and opportunities as you informally over dinner.
Who is James Hamlin?
James Hamlin is Chief Growth Officer at TrustedHousesitters, the largest global online platform for free pet-sitting, providing a place for pet owners and pet sitters to connect. James has two decades experience in building, scaling and managing global marketplace and community businesses. He is an innovative, hands on, target driven GM and end-to-end marketer with a diverse set of skills, from strategic planning through to tactical implementation.
How it works
Due to COVID-19, this is a virtual dinner. You can dial in from your laptop or phone. Joining details will be circulated to attendees on the day. We ask for the same respect you would have at a face to face event - turn up on time, don't leave until after the Q&A and tell us if you are no longer able to attend.
A fully hosted experience with knowledgeable speaker and curated group of guests. There will be the usual introductions, talk from our speaker and then a hosted Q&A. Bring your own glass of wine, mint tea or Horlicks!
If you book a place and then can't make it, please make sure you tell us so someone else can take your place!
James Hamlin, Chief Growth Officer at TrustedHousesitters, the largest global online platform for free pet-sitting, providing a place for pet owners and pet sitters to connect.
James has two decades experience in building, scaling and managing global marketplace and community businesses. He is an innovative, hands on, target driven GM and end-to-end marketer with a diverse set of skills, from strategic planning through to tactical implementation.
James has a wealth of expertise from white boarding, multi-channel marketing through to growing millions of loyal customers. With a strong background in recruiting, coaching and retaining high performance teams he loves to work within inspiring teams with game changing goals.
TrustedHousesitters launched in 2010 with one simple mission: to keep pets happy and safe in their own homes. Since then, they have quickly grown into an incredible global community of pet lovers, who help each other travel.
Aneka Johnson will be hosting. She is the Pets Ambassador for TableCrowd and one of the wonderful hosting team. She will be on hand to help you get set up to take part virtually - you can join early if you need a hand! They will then run the event as close as possible to our face to face format - with a few adaptions (no seat move needed!)
All the joining details will be sent to you on the day.