Robert B. Tucker is a renowned global futurist, innovation thought leader and highly 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...read the rest
Robert B. Tucker is a renowned global futurist, innovation thought leader and highly 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.read less
Robert B. Tucker in Media
Many speakers claim to custom tailor their presentations to the organization or industry for whom they are speaking. It has been my experience that few actually do. You are certainly an exception. Your use of specific examples gleaned from your conversations with our members, as well as the custom slides, really made an impact on…
- Steven T. King, CAE Pet Industry Distributors Association
The feedback from employees has been very positive. Thought you would like to know that several employees felt immediately compelled to return to their desks and forward emails to the CEO Mailbox, and they keep on coming.
- Susan Wallace, Ocean Spray
In these fast moving times, it’s difficult to keep a person’s attention, let alone a salesperson’s. Robert not only captivated our Ad Sales Group with his marketing insights and anecdotes; he spurred further thought that will lead to hard and fast sales.
- Lisabeth Hayes, Senior Vice President / Ad Sales Home & Garden Television
When 500 innovation leaders were asked what they’ve learned in the past 10 years, their answers were decidedly upbeat. Forty-four percent of respondents said their companies are better innovators today than they were a decade ago, while another 32 percent said they are much better. Only six percent said they are doing worse. But when asked about the next ten… ... read more