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Ms. Keller-Bottom is a proven leader in innovation and new venture development, with over eighteen years of international experience translating innovative ideas and strategies into new growth platforms for early stage ventures and Fortune 100 companies. During her career she has led global growth initiatives for Nokia, Hewlett-Packard, VISA, and Citibank.
As part of her successful history of developing future technologies into profitable businesses that create economic and social value, Keller-Bottom is the Founder and CEO of Bricolage Innovation. A boutique strategy consulting firm providing services to clients creating tomorrow’s enterprises from leading edge technologies and business concepts, Bricolage Innovation’s clients include Wells Fargo Bank, PriceWaterhouseCoopers’ Office of Innovation, DIS/CERN Analytics, HSBC, Citibank, Kauffman Fellows Program Center for Venture Education, SRIBC, MVS-Making Virtual Solid and multiple International Government Agencies.
Keller-Bottom has held executive positions with Fortune 100 companies including Citibank, VISA, Hewlett-Packard, and Nokia, successfully creating new businesses and developing strategic alliances that fostered a culture of open innovation and entrepreneurship. From 1999 to 2008 as the North American Director for Ventures & Innovation at Nokia, she created and led a strategic venturing division (Innovent) that was featured in The Economist’s Intelligence Unit Publication (2006-2007) as a leader in open innovation and corporate entrepreneurship.
Keller-Bottom serves as Principal Advisor to the National Science Foundation, working with Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grant Recipients to guide and target their commercialization efforts. Prior to founding Bricolage Innovation she was the co-founder of i2 Innovation Intelligence, an international strategy consulting firm offering planning, global marketing, and business development services to new technology ventures. She holds a role on the Board of i2 and also serves as an Advisory Board Member to several other new ventures.