About Us

Innovation Excellence is the online home of the global innovation community, building upon a rapidly-growing network with thousands of members from over 175 countries – thought leaders, executives, practitioners, consultants, vendors, and academia representing all sectors and industries. Our mission is to broadly enhance innovation by providing a forum for connection and conversation across this community – assembling an ever-growing arsenal of resources, best practices and proven answers for achieving innovation excellence.

Our community currently generates over 225,000 unique visits and requests more than 800,000 pages every month.

Our Founders

Our founders are three of the world’s leading innovation experts:

Braden Kelley

Rowan Gibson

  • Rowan_Gibson_GroupOne of the world’s foremost thought leaders on enterprise innovation
  • Internationally bestselling author of Innovation to the core and Rethinking the future – published in 25 languages
  • Top keynote speaker and executive educator (engagements in 51 countries over the last 4 years)
  • Global innovation and strategy consultant to the Fortune 500
  • Prolific writer –numerous articles, columns and blogs which have been read all around the world
  • Media personality (e.g. Forbes, CNN, BBC, BusinessWeek, HBR)

Julie Anixter

  • Julie_Anixter_GroupRecognized Innovator and speaker
  • Chief Innovation Officer, Maga Design, specializing Visual Information Mapping
  • Consults with leaders in business, the military and not-for-profits
  • Co-Author of 3 Books, The Big Moo, Beyond Branding,
  • and The Art of Leadership Coaching
  • Popular Innovation Blogger and LinkedIn community moderator
  • Called “Official Muse” by Tom Peters

World-Class Contributors

Author_GroupInnovation Excellence brings together the best of the best. The site features regular contributions from some of the brightest minds in the field of enterprise innovation, including:

Tom Peters, Kevin Roberts, Stephen Shapiro, Henry Chesbrough, Robert Tucker, Rowan Gibson, Braden Kelley, Hutch Carpenter, Mitch Ditkoff, Holly Green, Andrea Meyer, Paul Sloane, Jeffrey Phillips, Drew Boyd, Robert Brands, Mike Myatt, Steve McKee, Matthew E May, Julie Anixter and others

The Innovation Excellence team in New York City. Our team includes other leading professionals who are indispensable to the leadership and daily operation of the site, including Mari Anixter, Managing Editor, and Dru Sturgess, Social Media Manager.