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.
In this dynamic presentation based on ten years of in-depth research, Tucker takes you and your audience on a guided tour 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, embedded process, and be stimulated to take action in your firm.
Organizations the world over are desperately in need of people with the abilities and skills to think ahead of the curve, delight and challenge customers and colleagues, slash costs, and achieve unconventional results. In this practical, highly interactive session, Tucker provides powerful tools and strategies to help your employees hone their Innovation Skills (I-Skills) and learn to demonstrate initiative, add value, and get new things done more effectively and efficiently.
Based on Robert Tucker’s bestselling book, Managing the Future: 10 Driving Forces of Change, this keynote or longer session provides an example filled, fascinating, and practical model for leaders who want to avoid disruption, and profit from today’s rapid changes. All too often, we are too busy running today’s business to seize the emerging technological, economic and social trends, and use them as stepping stones to revenue growth, profit and competitive advantage. This power-packed keynote is based on Tucker’s customization research into the megatrends impacting your organization and industry, and the program is both inspiring and empowering for one and all.
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.