A renowned visionary and internationally-recognized leader in the field of innovation, Robert B. Tucker has been challenging traditional concepts, systems and processes for over 20 years.  Formerly an adjunct professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, Tucker is president of The Innovation Resource, a consulting firm devoted exclusively to assisting companies seeking to improve top and bottom line performance via systematic innovation.

His pioneering research in interviewing over 50 leading innovators was published in the book Winning the Innovation Game. 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, now translated into 13 languages. Tucker's latest book, Driving Growth Through Innovation, describes the emerging best practices of 23 innovation vanguard companies, and was recently re-released in a revised version to much critical and popular acclaim.

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ABOUT Robert B. Tucker   (+/-)

Revolutionizing Business Strategy, Accelerating Profit and Growth

As one of the thought leaders in the growing Innovation Movement, Robert 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.

Giving Firms Worldwide the Competitive Advantage

A fascinating and engaging presenter, Tucker is a highly-sought speaker for all types of events and audiences. Clients include over 200 of the Fortune 500 companies as well as multinational firms and organizations in Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, and Australia.

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Driving Growth Through Innovation: How Leading Firms Are Transforming Their Futures

In this dynamic presentation based on three years of in-depth research, Robert B. Tucker takes and your audiences on a guided tour behind the scenes inside 23 Innovation Vanguard companies. You'll discover their secrets for building innovation into a powerful source of growth, profits, and competitive advantage. You'll learn unconventional methods to turn innovation into a systematic, imbedded process, and be stimulated to take action in your firm.

Innovation is Everybody’s Business

In this dynamic, interactive presentation, Tucker reveals 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

The Intelligent Talk Show

Ever wished there was a way to spice up those important, but often boring, panel discussions at your meeting? Now there is.  Robert B. Tucker has introduced an exciting new format, organized and hosted by him, that says good-bye 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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