Business Futurist, Innovation Expert & Best-Selling Author
Robert B. 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. Read More >
TEDx: Innovation is Everybody’s Business
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In today’s world, we’re either managing for the future… or the future is managing us! In this session, global trends futurist Robert Tucker provides a powerful framework for thriving and prospering amidst the uncertainty of the 2020s -- a world of constant change. This fast-paced, future-focused keynote provides a practical framework for leaders in all industries who want to stay ahead of the curve and avoid being blindsided by today’s rapid technological, social, and disruptive changes. Powerful strategies revealed here will show you how to anticipate emerging trends, and use them as building-blocks to greater growth. Prepare for a session that will leave you inspired, optimistic, and ready to take action to seize opportunities in this exciting time.
Based on three years of in-depth research, Tucker takes you and your audience on a guided tour behind the scenes of 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.
In this dynamic, interactive presentation, veteran keynoter Tucker teaches your employees how to master the seven essential I-Skills needed to think ahead of the curve, delight and challenge customers and colleagues, slash costs, and achieve unconventional results. Read More >
Based on interviews with 43 innovation-adept managers and contributors, Innovation is Everybody’s Business guides you and your team in:
The presentation can be delivered as a one-hour keynote, 90-minute general session, or interactive half- or full-day session. Each program is customized to the specific client. Read Less ^
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 Tucker, that says goodbye to snoresville, and hello to a packed house. Panelists become “guests” on a “live show,” and are more animated and willing to tackle the tough issues that create industry buzz – and keep attendees coming back for more.
"It went great! He was a great fit for us. We had a packed house and people enjoyed him. Thanks for all your work to help make this happen."
"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."
"Considering the challenges ahead of us, your message and insights regarding innovation couldn’t have been more appropriate."
"You lit up the crowd! Our people are energized with enthusiasm to work together to drive a stronger innovation culture and deliver new business value."
"Excellent presentation at the recent 3M Marketing Communications Conference...numerous helpful insights for all of us to take back to our workaday worlds."
"You were definitely the speaker we were looking for for our Leadership Forum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. You were extremely well received by our CEO guests who were completely engaged the entire time you were speaking. We know from the performance feedback that your presentation was the most dynamic and interesting among the others."
"Your message and the ideas you shared were right on target with our audience. You really made people think about the impact they can have on our business. Your examples and the life experiences [you shared] was something our people will remember long after our event is over."