Thought Leadership


“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 Kelley is the author of the popular innovation book Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire from John Wiley & Sons and of a chapter in the book A Guide to Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing from Kogan Page (edited by Paul Sloane).


Thought Leadership for Innocentive“As a frequent visitor to innovationexcellence.com and fan of his work, I immediately thought of Braden to develop a compelling series of thought-provoking content on the intersection of open innovation and talent management. Through both a webinar and a follow-on white paper, Braden did not disappoint. His content was fresh, original, and provided practical guidance for OI and HR leader alike, and the feedback from readers was very positive. I look forward to engaging with Braden again on future programs.”


Braden Kelley is a prolific writer on the topics of social business, innovation and social media. If you would like to commission a case study, white paper, webinar, or article to generate leads for your business and fit your content marketing strategy, please contact us.

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