Widely acknowledged as one of the most influential innovation and futurist authors, his written works have been translated into over 17 languages. His international bestseller, Managing the Future: 10 Driving Forces of Change, was described by Intel Chairman Andrew Grove as a “lucid, practical guide to total quality in business.” In Driving Growth Through Innovation, Tucker identified the emergent best practices of the world’s top companies who were pioneering radically more effective approaches to the practice of innovation. In his latest book, Innovation Is Everybody’s Business: Making Yourself Indispensable in Today’s Hypercompetitive World, Tucker takes up the issue of leadership development, and reveals the “Innovation Skills” essential to success in today’s hyper-change era.
Considered one of the top thought leaders in the burgeoning Innovation Movement, Tucker is a frequent contributor to publications such as The Futurist, Strategy & Leadership, BusinessWeek, Los Angeles Times and many others. Tucker has appeared on Bloomberg, Channel News Asia, Network 18 India, the PBS series Taking the Lead, CBS News, 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 recently awarded the prestigious Brand Personality Award, by the Asia Pacific Brands Foundation for outstanding contributions to the field.
- Managing for the Future: Capitalizing on the Driving Forces of Change
In the post-pandemic world, organizations and their leaders are rising rapidly or falling fast based on their ability to anticipate and creatively respond to rapid and often disruptive change. By mastering the strategies outlined in this presentation, sudden shifts in customer requirements, technological developments, and other trends can be mitigated and turned to an advantage. This powerful session by a leading futurist and innovation expert explores the leadership skills essential during times of extreme challenge and uncertainty and will provide you and your management team powerful new tools for turning uncertainty into clarity, and clarity into innovation agility.
- Shaping Your Post-Pandemic Future
In the post-pandemic era, your ability to adapt to rapid change and find the opportunity -- will be your ticket to success. Futurist and global innovation guru Robert Tucker will explore the mindset, skillset and toolset necessary to thrive. We'll examine the strategies necessary to navigate your career, and lead your team, organization, family and community toward a more sustainable, prosperous and sane future. After a brief presentation, he'll open the session for dialogue, discussion. We want your ideas!
- Leading Ahead of the Curve
This futurist keynote provides a powerful road map for business leaders who want to survive and thrive amidst the uncertainty of exponential change, industry disruption, and constant innovation. All too often, Tucker observes that we are too busy managing today’s business, and don’t think far enough up the road to capitalize on trends and turn them to our advantage. Tucker will leave you and your colleagues inspired and optimistic, with actionable take-home strategies and ideas to seize the opportunities in today’s rapid changes.
- Innovation Workshops: Building Innovation Capability for Breakthrough Results
In these practical, highly customized two and three-day workshops, Robert Tucker guides you and your team through a step-by-step process of developing innovation capability in your company to drive growth, differentiation and competitive advantage.
- The Intelligent Talk Show
Have you ever wished there was a way to spice up those important, but often boring, panel discussions at your big meeting? With the Intelligent Talk Show panelists become guests on a live show and are more animated, lively, and better prepared to get their message across. Guests are more willing to tackle the tough issues that create industry buzz, and the talk show often shows up in meeting evaluations as the highlight of the entire conference.
- Driving Growth Through Innovation
This dynamic, example-filled keynote will give you an overview of the important findings reported in Tucker’s ground-breaking book, Driving Growth Through Innovation. Tucker will take you and your colleagues behind the scenes inside the Innovation Vanguard companies. You’ll discover the latest methods for building innovation into a powerful source of growth, profits, and competitive advantage.
- Innovation is Everybody's Business
Organizations are increasingly in need of high potential managers and individual contributors with the abilities and mindset to get new projects done. While professionals with functional and technical skills are valued, those with innovation skills are emerging as the most sought-after talent in today’s hyper-competitive age. In this practical, inspiring and highly interactive personal development session, Tucker explores powerful tools and strategies to help you and your colleagues hone your ability to seize emerging opportunities, develop new revenue sources, add value, and create unconventional solutions.