Braden Kelley is an experienced innovation speaker, pull marketing strategist, and social business architect. He is the author of "Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire" and has been advising companies on how to increase their revenue and cut their costs since 1996. Braden writes frequently on the topic of continuous innovation and works with clients to create innovative strategies, effective customer marketing, organizational change, and improved organizational performance. He has maximized profits for companies while living and working in England, Germany, and the United States. Braden earned his MBA from top-rated London Business School. Braden is passionate about innovation and has published more than 400 articles for online publications – including articles translated into Portuguese (and soon Hebrew). In addition, he has written white papers on “Harnessing the Global Talent Pool to Accelerate Innovation” for Innocentive and “Rise of the Social Business Architect” and “Effective Conversational Marketing” for Business Strategy Innovation. In his spare time, Braden is a co-founder of the popular global innovation community –InnovationExcellence.com – home to 5,000+ innovation articles and also video interviews with luminaries like Dean Kamen, Seth Godin, Scott Cook, Kevin Roberts, John Hagel III, Judy Estrin, Roger Martin, Dan Pink, and more. And last but not least, he is an innovation leader on Twitter (@innovate) with 13,800+ hard-earned followers.