Robert Tucker is a renowned global futurist and innovation keynote speaker with a client list that includes over 200 of the Fortune 500 companies. Founder and president of Innovation Resource Consulting Group, Tucker is an internationally recognized pioneer in the field of strategic foresight and innovation.
During the course of his 28-year career, Robert has worked with groups ranging from the economic development ministries of Singapore, Dubai, and Morocco, to multinational companies like IBM, American Express, and Nestle, as well as numerous trade and technology groups in a wide variety of industries.
A former adjunct professor at UCLA and widely acknowledged as one of the most influential innovation thought leaders and trend forecasters, Robert’s latest book, Innovation Is Everybody’s Business: Making Yourself Indispensable in Today’s Hypercompetitive World, reveals the Seven Innovation Skills that are rapidly becoming essential to navigating one’s career and business in today’s hypercompetitive world. His customized, high energy presentations provide leaders with cutting edge insights, practical advice, and reveal the “innovation mindset, toolset, and skillset” necessary to seize opportunities and profit from today’s rapid changes. His international bestseller, Managing the Future: 10 Driving Forces of Change, has been translated into over 17 languages.
Considered one of the founding thought leaders in the growing Innovation Movement, Tucker is publisher of Innovation Trends, and is a frequent contributor to such publications as Forbes, Strategy & Leadership, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Innovation Excellence and other publications. He has appeared on CBS News, Channel News Asia, Bloomberg, Network 18 India, the PBS series Taking the Lead, and was a 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 is a recipient of the prestigious Brand Personality Award by the Asia Pacific Brands Foundation for outstanding contributions to the field of innovation.