Innovation Speaker

Innovation Keynote and Social Business Speaker - Braden KelleyBraden Kelley is a dynamic, engaging innovation speaker with experience training and consulting with some of the world’s leading organizations. He speaks at conferences and corporate events around the globe about innovation, change management, organizational agility, and digital transformation. He offers the following:

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  • 45-90 minute inspirational keynotes
  • 2-4 hour innovation workshops
  • 1-day innovation masterclasses
  • 1-day Change Planning Toolkit™ train the trainer
  • 2-3 day Charting Change™ facilitated planning sessions

Example clients:

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“A next-generation innovation writer and thought leader worth watching.”

Harvard Business Review names Braden Kelley a 'Next-Generation Innovation Writer and Though Leader to Watch'


Braden has a passion for innovation and organizational change, and has spoken at events in a range of countries including the United States, Bahrain, Belgium, Mexico, Peru, Canada, Malaysia, and Chile. Plus he has led workshops for groups and companies including AB Inbev, Roche Applied Science, BASF, Life Technologies, Microsoft, and others, and has been a special guest for a couple of Seattle Pacific University MBA courses.



Free ON DEMAND innovation culture keynote:

Upcoming events include:

  • Keynote – Corporate Event – Atlanta, GA – TBD
  • Keynote – Government Event (Pending) – Vietnam – TBD
  • Corporate Event (Pending) – Innovation Keynote – Moscow – TBD

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Innovation Speaker Sheet for Braden Kelley

A sampling of our past events:

  • Workshop Leader – PDMA Mexico – June 23, 2010
  • SOLD OUT – UBA Trends Day – Brussels, Belgium – October 7, 2010
  • Speaker – Optimizing Innovation 2010 – New York, NY – October 20-21, 2010
  • SOLD OUT – Book Event – Rotman School of Management – Toronto, Canada – November 9, 2010
  • Keynote – Pipeline 2010 – A Virtual Event – November 10, 2010
  • Keynote – Imaginatik Innovation Leaders Forum – New York, NY – February 16, 2011
  • Presenter – Second Line Conference – New Orleans, LA – May 2-3, 2011
  • Speaker and Moderator – Front End of Innovation – Boston, MA – May 16-18, 2011
  • Keynote – Innov@MIC Conference – Mons, Belgium – June 23, 2011
  • Corporate Event – Farm Credit Services of America – Omaha, NE – July 14, 2011
  • Corporate Event – Life Technologies – Carlsbad, CA – July 19, 2011
  • Host and Speaker – Open Innovation Summit – Chicago, IL – August 10-12, 2011
  • Free Webinar – Mobilizing Your Innovation Army – September 7, 2011
  • Build a common language of innovation on your team

  • One Day Training Course – Southern California – September 26, 2011
  • Keynote – Business Innovation Conference – Chicago, IL – October 11-12, 2011
  • Chairperson – Back End of Innovation – San Diego – October 17-19, 2011
  • Keynote – Social Product Innovation Summit 2011 – Virtual – October 18, 2011
  • Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire Masterclass – Kuala Lumpur – October 27-28, 2011
  • Free Webinar – Harnessing the Global Talent Pool to Accelerate Innovation – Dec 13, 2011
  • Keynote – Leadership Summit on Design Innovation & Technology – La Jolla, CA – Jan 18-19, 2012
  • Keynote – PDMA – The Path to Innovation Excellence – Bellevue, WA – Jan 31, 2012
  • Speaker – Corporate Venturing & Innovation Partnering Conference – Newport Beach, CA – Feb 6-8, 2012
  • Corporate Event – Microsoft – Bellevue, WA – Mar 2, 2012
  • Keynote – Invista Performance Solutions Launch Event – Tacoma, WA – May 1, 2012
  • Webinar – Winning the War for Innovation – September 12, 2012
  • Corporate Event – Roche Applied Science – September 26, 2012
  • Corporate Event – Kickstart – Manila, Philippines – January 16, 2013
  • Corporate Event – AB Inbev – Boston, Massachusetts – January 24, 2013
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  • Speaker – Front End of Innovation – Boston, MA – May 6-8, 2013
  • ExecuNet Webinar – Building Effective Innovation Teams – July 25, 2013
  • Executive Education Seminars – Central Wyoming College – August 21-24, 2013
  • Moscow School of Management – Keynote to EMBA Field Trip – Palo Alto, CA – August 30, 2013
  • Innovation Keynote – Insurance Event – Lima, Peru – September 5, 2013
  • Innovation Masterclass – Bahrain – October 24, 2013
  • Speaker – Back End of Innovation Conference – Santa Clara, CA – November 2013
  • Trainer – Microsoft Marketing Academy, Sao Paulo, Brazil – March 27-28, 2014
  • Keynote – Pipeline 2014 – Virtual – June 6, 2014
  • Free Webinar – Innovation is All About Change – January 15, 2015
  • Keynote – Community Event – Atlanta, GA – January 23, 2015
  • Keynote – Corporate Event – BASF – Raleigh-Durham, NC – July 27-28, 2015
  • Workshop – Corporate Event – BASF – Raleigh-Durham, NC – July 27-28, 2015
  • Workshop – Corporate Event – Schaeffler – Charlotte, NC – January 26-27, 2016
  • Keynote – Corporate Event – Schaeffler – Charlotte, NC – January 27, 2016



Innovation Speaker Sheet for Braden Kelley

Braden can speak on a wide range of innovation, change management, digital transformation, and organizational agility topics including:

  • Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire
  • Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing
  • Building Effective Innovation Teams (2-4 HOUR WORKSHOP)
  • Innovation Masterclass (FULL DAY)
  • Increasing Organizational Agility
  • Organizational Change Masterclass (FULL DAY) – Learn how to use my collaborative, visual Change Planning Toolkit™
  • 2-3 day Charting Change™ facilitated planning sessions

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Braden will happily create innovation, change or organizational agility content customized to the needs of the audience for your conference or event.

For more information about Braden Kelley, please download the speaker sheet.

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What People Are Saying:

“You got terrific feedback from the attendees… We really hope to have you speak at a future event!”

– Pippa Callaghan, Event Producer, Connecting Group


“You were one of our top-rated presenters, and your presentation was mentioned frequently as most useful and of highest value during the summit.”

– Jonathan Bahe, Managing Director, Design Futures Council


“Braden is a very good speaker who can transmit key messages with clarity and originality. I wish the best to Braden in the future!”

– Nathalie Hublet, Media Manager, UBA


“Braden was an exceptional speaker at our annual insurance event in Peru, not only due to the clarity and quality of his presentation, but because he managed to leave important seeds of innovation with the audience. Braden set a superb standard for the conference.”

– Fernando Cesar Gonzales Daly Marrou, Director of Sales, MAPFRE Perú


“Thank you for being part of Second Line New Orleans. Your presence helped make our first annual conference a great success.”

– The Second Line Team


“Thank you again for providing us a great beginning to our innovation event. Your conscientiousness in building upon our efforts and culture made this a great fit, and information we could build upon in our team.”

– Dennis Kirlin, Vice President, Applications Development at Farm Credit Services of America

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Innovation Speaker Sheet for Braden Kelley