Lessons from the Field: Lee Hackett's entrepreneurial journey

Lee Hackett is the Group CEO at Bluprintx. Bluprintx using technology such as Adobe and Salesforce to design and deliver growth in global organisations, connecting the dots between people, workflow, technology, and data.   Under Lee's leadership, Bluprintx has experienced tremendous growth and now spans US, Europe and Asia. Built through both organically and by acquisition.  Before Lee turned to business, he was a professional footballer with Wigan Athletic.  Lee is a seasoned operator and investor in start-up businesses, over his career he has helped scale 7 startups driving over £50 million in net new revenue without any outside investment. 

We discuss:

1. His transformation from a professional athlete to a business career

2. Adapting to ‘corporate’ life and how he became the youngest branch manager

3. How to approach business acquisitions and the underlying impact

4. The framework for effectively scaling businesses

5. How to make good decisions