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Heidi Hackemer, Founder, Wolf & Wilhelmine

5 min, 22 sec read
13:00 PM | 29 June 2015
by Adam Oldfield
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Heidi Hackemer, Founder Wolf & Wilhelmine has worked both sides of the atlantic for brands and companies including Google, LEGO, Sony and more.

Heidi Hackemer, Founder Wolf & Wilhelmine has worked both sides of the atlantic for brands and companies including Google, LEGO, Sony, P&G, Mondelez, Diageo and more. She’s worked for agencies such as BBH, Anomaly, Droga5, Fallon, co:collective, FCB and Sylvain Labs.

And if that wasn’t enough outside of work, Heidi created Six Items or Less, a clothing consumption experiment. When not strategising, Heidi is a tante, a runner, Harley rider, an opera lover, a New Yorker and a traveler.

What has been your path to what you’re doing now?

Stumbled into an intro to advertising class my sophomore year of college.
Thought I wanted to be a copywriter. Did internships. Put together a portfolio.
Moved to NYC after college.
Three weeks later, September 11th. Industry crashed.
Fuck.
Waitressed for two years.
Junior copywriter: FCB.
(I sucked at copywriting.)

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