Robert B. Tucker

Best selling author of "Driving Growth Through Innovation" & "Managing the Future

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Robert B. Tucker is a renowned global futurist, innovation thought leader andhighly sought after keynote speaker. With a client list that includes over 200 of the Fortune 500 firms, Tucker’s customized and high energy presentations provide » Read Full Bio

Robert B. Tucker is a renowned global futurist, innovation thought leader andhighly sought after keynote speaker. With a client list that includes over 200 of the Fortune 500 firms, Tucker’s customized and high energy presentations provide leaders with cutting edge insights, practical advice, and the “innovation mindset, toolset, and skillset” necessary to seize opportunities and profit from today’s rapid changes.

A former adjunct professor at UCLA, Tucker’s pioneering research in identifying the critical attributes of innovators became the acclaimed book, Winning the Innovation Game. His international bestseller, Managing the Future: 10 Driving Forces of Change, has been translated into over 17 languages. In Driving Growth Through Innovation, Tucker identifies the emerging best practices of Innovation Vanguard Firms who are pioneering transformational approaches to inventing the future innovation. In his latest book, Innovation Is Everybody’s Business: Making Yourself Indispensable in Today’s Hypercompetitive World, Tucker reveals the Seven Innovation Skills that are rapidly becoming essential to sustaining success in today’s hypercompetitive world.  

Considered one of the founding thought leaders in the growing Innovation Movement, Tucker is publisher of InnovationTrends Monthly, and a frequent contributor to such publications as The Futurist, Strategy & Leadership, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Huffington Post and numerous other outlets. He has appeared on CBS News, Channel News Asia, Bloomberg, Network 18 India, the PBS series Taking the Lead, and was a featured guest on the CNBC series The Business of Innovation. A multi-year winner of the Top Five Speaker hall of fame, Tucker was awarded the prestigious Brand Personality Award by the Asia Pacific Brands Foundation for outstanding contributions to the field of innovation.

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Thinking Ahead of the Curve
This keynote, led by global innovation futurist Robert B. Tucker, provides a powerful road map for leaders who want to thrive both personally and professionally in a world of constant change. All too often, Tucker observes, we are too busy managing today's business, and don't manage the future effectively. This practical, power-packed, and interactive session is based on Tucker's proprietary customization research into the issues of your group, and is especially powerful for organizations facing new market entrants, game-changing technologies, and other disruptive challenges. It will leave your audience inspired, optimistic, and ready to take action to seize the opportunities in this exciting time.
Driving Growth through Innovation
Founded on the bestselling book Driving Growth through Innovation, this dynamic, example-filled presentation will take you and your colleagues on a guided tour inside 23 Innovation Vanguard companies. You'll discover cutting edge methods for building innovation into a powerful source of growth, profits, and competitive advantage. You'll learn unconventional approaches for turning innovation into a systematic, embedded process, and be motivated to take action in your firm.
Innovation is Everybody's Business
Based on his latest book, Innovation is Everybody's Business, Robert Tucker teaches your employees how to master the seven essential I-Skills needed to think ahead of the curve, demonstrate initiative, add value, slash costs, and achieve unconventional results.
Innovation Boot Camp, Strategies, Tools & Techniques for Breakthrough Results
Innovation has become top priority for organizations and individuals that want to remain competitive and achieve sustainable success and growth. Yet most companies lack a capable team of innovators to achieve these desired breakthroughs. Robert Tucker's revolutionary Innovation Boot Camp teaches everyone, even with no experience innovating, a strategy for innovation, and walks your team step-by-step through every phase of the innovation cycle. From idea creation, through prototyping and testing, and to the end result of selling your innovation to your customers, your team will go beyond "theory" with exercises designed to produce innovative ideas from start to finish. This surprisingly simple method is ideal for employees that grasp the mechanical "input-output" mentality of modern business, and convert them into highly-creative, and radically innovative, executers.
The Intelligent Talk Show
Ever wished there was a way to spice up those important, but often boring, panel discussions at your trade association meeting? Now there is. Recently, some of your fellow meeting planners have embraced an exciting new format, organized and hosted by Robert B. Tucker, that says good-by to snoresville, hello packed house. Panelists become "guests" on a "live show," and are more animated, more willing to tackle the tough issues that create industry buzz and keep attendees coming back for more.

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