- Business Strategy InnovationInbound Marketing and Innovation Speaker, Trainer, and Consultant, 2003 - present
- Roche DiagnosticsStrategy Associate, 2003 - 2003
- CA Inc.Senior Consultant, 1999 - 2002
- NECSenior Consultant, 1998 - 1999
- SymantecInternal Consultant, 1994 - 1998
- London Business SchoolMBA - Innovation
- University of OregonFinance and Management
Innovation Excellence | Using Experience Design to Automate Product Reno...
Game-changing innovations fascinate and inspire innovation leaders, but lower risk, well executed product renovations can contribute conside
Innovation Excellence | Breakthrough Innovation: failure is the only option
When seeking true breakthrough innovation you are, by definition, working in unknown territory. Your objective is to develop a new business
Innovation Excellence | Top Ten Outcomes from the Anti-Summit (beta)
In the spirit of the great NYer David Letterman, we’ve put together a TOP TEN list of outcomes from this year's Anti-Summit (beta).
Innovation Excellence | Don’t Stop at Your First Failed Investor Meeting...
Don't be discouraged if your investors meeting went bad. Crowdfunding may be the answer to secure the funding your project needs.
Innovation Excellence | Purposeful Violation of the Prime Directive
In Star Trek, the Prime Directive is the over-arching principle for The United Federation of Planets. The intent of the Prime Directive is t
5 Keys to Developing an Innovation Culture | Innovation Change Management
Braden Kelley is a popular innovation keynote speaker who does workshops, masterclasses, webinars, white papers, and training for organizati
Innovation Excellence | Listen, Watch, Ask, and Involve Your Customers
When describing the SIT method, I sometimes say it’s like using the voice of the product. That’s because SIT is based on patterns that are e
Innovation Excellence | Sometimes Being Wrong Can Be More Valuable Than ...
Failure is something that you are supposed to crawl away from, try to forget and do your best to avoid next time around. The truth is that s
Innovation Excellence | When Digital and Physical Operate at Different S...
We need to ask of ourselves a series of questions that I don't think we are asking as we race to embrace 'all things digital'.
Innovation Excellence | Look Beyond Your Industry for Fresh Inspiration
Looking to analogous fields – other industries who have solved similar challenges – is commonplace in R&D departments. However, it’s often o
Innovation Excellence | Why Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast
Culture, or a lack thereof, is one of the reasons why most businesses fail at innovation. Organizations are starved of fresh and promising i
Innovation Excellence | Can Publishers Innovate a Broken Business Model?
Like many millennials today, Yale classmates Henry Luce and Briton Hadden left their jobs to create a startup. They found newspapers dry, lo
Innovation Excellence | Getting into Higher Collaborative Gear
As we learn to reach out and collaborate, exchanging perspectives and our different thoughts, it is in these interactions, in the many excha
Innovation Excellence | What Damon Wayans Discovered About Innovation
Comedian Damon Wayans shares lessons for innovators with contributor Stephen Bohnet in this post.
Innovation Excellence | Using Stories for Innovation Part 1: Ayelet Baro...
Recently, our very own Chief Learning Officer Julie Anixter interviewed Sheila Babnis, Global Head of Strategic Innovation at Roche and Ayel
Innovation Excellence | Most Innovation is Becoming Business Model Innov...
No matter how much we focus on
Innovation Excellence | Why Corporates Should Partner With Startups To D...
Rather than looking at startups as disruptors or threats, large companies need to start embracing the innovator’s mindset, where threats are
Innovation Excellence | Allow Innovation Exercises to Expand Business Model
As your innovation efforts begin to move from the ideation to the testing phase, or the co-creation with consumers or customers, outlandish