Doblin Inc. // President and Co-Founder
Larry Keeley is a strategist who has worked over three decades to develop more effective innovation methods. Keeley is president and co-founder of Doblin Inc., an innovation strategy firm known for pioneering comprehensive innovation systems that materially improve innovation success rates. Doblin is now a unit of Deloitte Consulting LLP, where Keeley serves as a Director.
Since 1979 Keeley has worked with many global companies on innovation effectiveness, among them Apple, Coca-Cola, Ford, Mars, Sony and Zurich Financial Services. He lectures frequently and publishes regularly on strategic aspects of innovation. Keeley’s book that codifies much of the research and tradecraft that drives effective innovation, The Ten Types of Innovation and the Discipline of Building Breakthroughs, is available for pre-order on amazon now: KEELEY BOOK.
Bloomberg Businessweek named Keeley one of seven Innovation Gurus that are changing the field, and specifically cited Doblin for having many of the most sophisticated tools for delivering innovation effectiveness. In 2010, they also selected Keeley as one of the 27 most influential designers in the world.
He was also a long-time board member for Chicago Public Radio, where he helped to foster “This American Life” and other path-breaking new radio programs and media innovations.