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Steve Faktor - American Express“Innovation is all about taming the unknown. In large companies, the unknown often goes unfunded. Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire arms you with the case studies you need to go from random spark to a steady burn.”

  • Steve Faktor, Vice President, Business Growth and Innovation, American Express

Chris Thoen - Procter & Gamble“Innovation is essential for the long-term success of companies. Braden Kelley provides individuals, organizations, and companies with a very powerful matchbox (tools and insights) to vigorously light their innovation bonfires! A must-read.”

  • Chris Thoen, Managing Director, Global Open Innovation Office, Procter & Gamble

Mark Bernstein - PARC“Braden Kelley has delivered a book that helps people move innovation from theory into practice. Given our experience innovating with clients over the past 40 years, I believe Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire shares many useful strategies and case studies showcasing what works. Most importantly, the book helps managers identify and address the barriers to innovation within their organization – a crucial step towards making sustainable change.”

  • Mark Bernstein, CEO of PARC

Moises Noreña - Whirlpool“Braden has been able to abstract the realities of innovation in his book – this is not theory or science fiction, it is about valuable lessons from real-life examples that those in charge of innovation should be aware of if they want to design winning strategies.”

  • Moises Noreña, Director of Global Innovation, Whirlpool Corporation

Joe Boggio - Microsoft“Braden Kelley helps to demystify innovation, helping the reader to understand how to deliver strong and sustainable yield from their innovation efforts. Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire is a great primer for any organization focused on advancing their approach to innovation.”

  • Joe Boggio, Director of Innovation, US Commercial Sector, Microsoft Corporation

Drew Boyd - University of Cincinnati“Without knowing it, organizations drift towards bad habits and blind spots that shut off innovation. Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire ‘unpacks’ the blockages standing in the way of growth so leaders understand how to move the organization forward.”

  • Drew Boyd, Executive Director, Master of Science in Marketing Program, Assistant Professor of Marketing and Innovation, University of Cincinnati