Meet the Authors
Ten Types of Innovation
Larry Keeley, Director, Doblin, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Larry is a world renowned speaker, innovation consultant and co-founder of Doblin, the innovation practice of Monitor Deloitte within Deloitte Consulting LLP. Bloomberg BusinessWeek named Keeley one of seven Innovation Gurus who are changing the field and cited Doblin for having many of the most sophisticated tools for delivering innovation effectiveness. Larry teaches innovation strategy at Illinois Institute of Technology's Institute of Design in Chicago, the first design school in the U.S. with a Ph.D. program and at Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
Ryan Pikkel, Specialist Master, Doblin, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Ryan is a design strategist at Doblin, the innovation practice of Monitor Deloitte within Deloitte Consulting LLP. He is responsible for guiding clients and teams through innovation programs to articulate and develop approaches that can benefit both the client and the end user. In addition, Ryan makes significant contributions to developing Doblin's own tools and processes—including the Ten Types of Innovation framework, the Innovation Tactics and associated Tactics cards. Ryan is a member of adjunct faculty at the Institute of Design at IIT, where he teaches innovation tools and techniques.
Brian Quinn, Senior Manager, Doblin, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Brian leads client relationships and programs at Doblin, the innovation practice of Monitor Deloitte within Deloitte Consulting LLP. He collaborates with senior executives to help their organizations innovate and become better innovators. Brian also develops new perspectives and methods for Doblin innovation implementation and building innovation capabilities for clients. A sought after speaker and writer on the topic of innovation, Brian has worked with startups and Fortune 500 multi-nationals alike in sectors ranging from healthcare to CPG to heavy manufacturing.
Helen Walters, Ideas Editor, TED
Helen is the Ideas Editor and live blogger for TED's two annual conferences. At Doblin she worked on the Ten Types of Innovation as a writer, editor and researcher. Previously the editor of innovation and design at BusinessWeek (and later at Bloomberg BusinessWeek), she joined the firm to help develop editorial strategy. She writes and publishes the regular blog, Thought You Should See This. And she tweets incessantly (@helenwalters).