Robert Tucker

  • Best Selling Author, Driving Growth Through Innovation

Robert Tucker is a much sought after speaker at conferences and company convocations. Clients range from Fortune 500 companies to national and international trade associations. He has been a consultant to Taiwan's Economic Development Ministry and the Japan Marketing Association and has traveled to every continent to share his ideas and strategies with global business leaders.

 
  

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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 our attendees.

A Sample of the Groups That Have Hosted Robert Tucker
  • IBM Global Services
  • MasterCard Worldwide
  • 3M Marketing Communications Conference
  • Chevron Information Technology
  • GE Capital
  • CAE Pet Industry Distributors Association
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Driving Growth Through Innovation

Only companies that can consistently bring imaginative, value-adding new products, services and value propositions to market will survive and grow in today's rapidly-changing markets. Robert Tucker shows you, step-by-step, how to map out and implement your own innovation strategy, to assist you in w ...

Only companies that can consistently bring imaginative, value-adding new products, services and value propositions to market will survive and grow in today's rapidly-changing markets. Robert Tucker shows you, step-by-step, how to map out and implement your own innovation strategy, to assist you in winning new customers, growing revenue and sustaining the momentum.

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 snoresvill ...

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.

Innovation is Everybody’s Business

In this dynamic, interactive presentation, veteran keynoter Robert B. Tucker reveals how the seven essential I-Skills needed to think ahead of the curve, delight and challenge customers and colleagues, slash costs, and achieve unconventional results. Based on interviews with 43 innovation-adept mana ...

In this dynamic, interactive presentation, veteran keynoter Robert B. Tucker reveals how the seven essential I-Skills needed to think ahead of the curve, delight and challenge customers and colleagues, slash costs, and achieve unconventional results. Based on interviews with 43 innovation-adept managers and contributors, Innovation is Everybody’s Business guides you and your team in: • Mastering the 7 essential I-Skills needed to become indispensable; • Unleashing the “mindset, skill-set, and toolset of the innovator” that enable you to anticipate and rise to the challenges your organization faces in a hyper-competitive era; • Building tools for work-life balance and creating your own job satisfaction Can be delivered as a 1 hour keynote, 90 minute general session, or interactive half- or full-day session. Each program is customized to the Sponsor.

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Robert B. Tucker is president of The Innovation Resource, and an internationally recognized leader in the field of innovation. Formerly an adjunct professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, Tucker has been a consultant and keynote speaker since 1986.

His pioneering research in interviewing over 50 leading innovators was published in the book Winning the Innovation Game in 1986. Since then, he has continued to publish widely on the subject, including his international bestseller Managing the Future: 10 Driving Forces of Change for the New Century, which has been translated into 13 languages. In his newly revised edition, Driving Growth Through Innovation describes the emerging best practices of 23 innovation vanguard companies.

As one of the thought leaders in the growing Innovation Movement, Tucker is a frequent contributor to publications such as the Journal of Business Strategy, Strategy & Leadership, and Harvard Management Update. He has appeared on PBS, CBS News, and was a featured guest on the CNBC series The Business of Innovation.

The Innovation Resource, based in Santa Barbara, California, is a consulting firm devoted exclusively to assisting companies seeking to improve top and bottom line performance via systematic innovation.

Tucker is a much sought after keynote speaker at conventions, company management meetings, and industry conferences. Clients include over 200 of the Fortune 500 companies as well as clients in Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, and Australia.