Spotlight on Seattle Authors

Seattle Innovation AuthorsInnovation Excellence is home to more than 3,000 articles from 150+ contributing authors. Because one of the missions of Innovation Excellence is to make innovation insights accessible for the greater good, we scour the globe looking for the very best contributions we can get for you from an army of talented and insightful writers on the topic of innovation.

As part of a new regular feature, we’d like to highlight some of our contributing authors from around the world in different regions. To kick it off, today I’d like to highlight some of our Seattle area contributing authors.

Matt HeinzMatt Heinz is principal at Heinz Marketing, a sales & marketing consulting firm helping businesses increase customers and revenue. Contact Matt at or visit

Scott BerkunScott Berkun is the bestselling author of “The Myths of Innovation” and “Confessions of a Public Speaker.” His blog and lectures can be found at

Braden KelleyBraden Kelley is the author of Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire from John Wiley & Sons. Braden is also the editor of Innovation Excellence and founder of Business Strategy Innovation, a consultancy focusing on innovation and marketing strategy.

Ric MerrifieldRic Merrifield is known at the “Business Scientist” at Microsoft Corporation in Redmond, WA and is the author of Rethink and the upcoming Surviving Business Earthquakes. He blogs about ways to rethink through getting out of what he calls “the ‘how’ trap”.

Dustin WallingDustin Walling is Principal of Dustin Walling Associates, a Seattle-based management consulting firm providing strategy and operational consulting. For article topics, questions, or comments, Dustin can be reached at

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Editor’s Note: Innovation Excellence is open to contributions from any and all innovation professionals out there (practitioners, professors, researchers, consultants, authors, etc.) who have a valuable innovation insight to share with everyone for the greater good. If you’d like to contribute, create an account.

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