Mr. Mitch Ditkoff is the co-founder and President of Idea Champions, a highly acclaimed management consulting and training company. Educated at Lafayette College and Brown University, Mr. Ditkoff has worked with a wide variety of Fortune 500 and mid-sized companies who have realized the need to do something different in order to succeed in today's rapidly changing marketplace. In addition to his consulting work, Mr. Ditkoff is also an accomplished keynote speaker and large group workshop facilitator. In 2010, he was acknowledged as one of the "40 Hottest Business Speakers on the Association Circuit" in Association Meetings magazine. In 2010, he was voted as the #1 innovation blogger in the world. Additionally, he is the author of the award-winning book, Awake at the Wheel: Getting Your Great Idea Rolling (in an uphill world), Storytelling at Work, and the innovation-sparking card deck and online app, Free the Genie.