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Richard Kelly

Managing Director, IDEO

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Richard Kelly Biography

Richard Kelly is Managing Director of IDEO Asia Pacific. Based in Shanghai, his role is to work with clients to identify, create and realize new opportunities, and build innovation capabilities. Clients include TCL Corporation, Fotile Kitchenware, Singapore Ministry of Manpower, and one of the world’s largest energy companies. He is also a council member of the first board committee of College of Design and Innovation at Tongji University and part of the organizing team for TEDx Shanghai.

Before moving to Shanghai, Richard worked in IDEO’s London office, where he led strategic client relationships and advised at board level at major companies in Europe. Clients he worked with include world’s leading food and beverage company, Nestlé, and mobile telecommunications company, T-Mobile. Richard speaks and comments regularly on innovation and design issues and has been invited to speak at the China-U.S. Innovation Dialogue held under the framework of China-U.S. Joint Commission of Science and Technology Cooperation.

In addition, he has spoken at the China Entrepreneur Club Annual Summit, CleanTech Forum, World Economic Forum in China, and Skoll World Forum in the UK. He appears regularly in the media including Business Watch magazine, 21st Century Business Review and sina.com. Educated in design ergonomics, Richard honed his business skills by working in diverse facets of the marketing arena, and on both client and consultancy side. Before joining IDEO, Richard was Director of Retail Marketing at Levi’s Strauss & Company where he obtained a deep understanding of the opportunities for business innovation applied inside and outside a global corporation. Prior to working at Levi’s, he ran his own brand consulting business in London and San Francisco.

Richard brings with him over 15 years of brand marketing experience.

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  • How do I book Richard Kelly to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Richard Kelly for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Richard Kelly, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Richard Kelly or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Richard Kelly

    Speaking fees for Richard Kelly, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Richard Kelly are $30,000 - $50,000 for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Richard Kelly, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Richard Kelly speak about?

  • Where does Richard Kelly travel from?

    Richard Kelly generally travels from China, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Richard Kelly’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Richard Kelly for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Richard Kelly for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Richard Kelly or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
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Richard Kelly Biography

Richard Kelly is Managing Director of IDEO Asia Pacific. Based in Shanghai, his role is to work with clients to identify, create and realize new opportunities, and build innovation capabilities. Clients include TCL Corporation, Fotile Kitchenware, Singapore Ministry of Manpower, and one of the world’s largest energy companies. He is also a council member of the first board committee of College of Design and Innovation at Tongji University and part of the organizing team for TEDx Shanghai.

Before moving to Shanghai, Richard worked in IDEO’s London office, where he led strategic client relationships and advised at board level at major companies in Europe. Clients he worked with include world’s leading food and beverage company, Nestlé, and mobile telecommunications company, T-Mobile. Richard speaks and comments regularly on innovation and design issues and has been invited to speak at the China-U.S. Innovation Dialogue held under the framework of China-U.S. Joint Commission of Science and Technology Cooperation.

In addition, he has spoken at the China Entrepreneur Club Annual Summit, CleanTech Forum, World Economic Forum in China, and Skoll World Forum in the UK. He appears regularly in the media including Business Watch magazine, 21st Century Business Review and sina.com. Educated in design ergonomics, Richard honed his business skills by working in diverse facets of the marketing arena, and on both client and consultancy side. Before joining IDEO, Richard was Director of Retail Marketing at Levi’s Strauss & Company where he obtained a deep understanding of the opportunities for business innovation applied inside and outside a global corporation. Prior to working at Levi’s, he ran his own brand consulting business in London and San Francisco.

Richard brings with him over 15 years of brand marketing experience.

Richard Kelly Videos

  • WOW Customer Experience Asian Perspectives, IDEO on Vimeo

FAQs on booking Richard Kelly

  • How do I book Richard Kelly to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Richard Kelly for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Richard Kelly, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Richard Kelly or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Richard Kelly

    Speaking fees for Richard Kelly, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Richard Kelly are $30,000 - $50,000 for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Richard Kelly, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Richard Kelly speak about?

  • Where does Richard Kelly travel from?

    Richard Kelly generally travels from China, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Richard Kelly’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Richard Kelly for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Richard Kelly for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Richard Kelly or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Richard Kelly is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Richard Kelly for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Richard Kelly generally travels from China and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Douglas Holt, Rupert Howes, William McDonough, Tim Sanders and Richard Florida. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Richard Kelly for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Richard Kelly Speaker Videos

  • WOW Customer Experience Asian Perspectives, IDEO on Vimeo

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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