Robert Tucker Biography

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. President and founder of Innovation Resource Consulting Group, Tucker is an internationally recognized pioneer in the field of strategic innovation. His highly interactive presentations lead audiences on a guided tour inside the world’s most creative companies. Through stories and examples, Tucker encourages his audiences how to tap into the mindset, skillset and toolset of the innovator. He inspires leaders to embrace change, discover opportunity and avoid obsolescence. Known for his in-depth customization, Robert provides your audience with practical strategies, cutting edge insights, and inspiration to take action once back at the office.

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, Robert’s pioneering research in identifying the critical attributes of innovators became the acclaimed book, Winning the Innovation Game.

Widely acknowledged as one of the most influential innovation thought leaders and trend forecasters, 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 Hyper-competitive 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.

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Robert Tucker Videos

"Think Big Anyway" - Commencement Speech
How To Track Trends: A 6 Step Process for Opportunity Discovery
Tucker Live at TEDx JacksonHole on "Unleashing Creativity"

How to book Robert Tucker?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Robert Tucker for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Robert Tucker, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Robert Tucker or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Robert Tucker?

Booking fees for Robert Tucker, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Robert Tucker, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Robert Tucker?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Robert Tucker for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Robert Tucker for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Robert Tucker or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Robert Tucker or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Robert Tucker is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Innovation, Technology and Disruptive Thinking. The estimated speaking fee range to book Robert Tucker for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Robert Tucker generally travels from Santa Barbara, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Erik Qualman, Josh Linkner and Jim Carroll. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Robert Tucker for an upcoming event.

Robert Tucker Videos

"Think Big Anyway" - Commencement Speech
How To Track Trends: A 6 Step Process for Opportunity Discovery
Tucker Live at TEDx JacksonHole on "Unleashing Creativity"

Robert Tucker Speaking Topics

  • Seeing What’s Next: Innovation Strategies for Shaping Your Post-Pandemic Future

    In this session, futurist and innovation strategist Robert Tucker focuses on the mindset, skillset and toolset that leaders need to thrive and prosper in the post-Covid era. Tucker believes that businesses and their leaders will rise or fall based on their ability to anticipate and creatively respond to rapid shifts in customer requirements, technological developments and macro driving forces of change. This powerful session shows you how to create an early warning system in your company that enables you to steer clear of disruptions and gain the edge with new technologies and innovation processes. Robert is a veteran keynote speaker (54 countries and 200 of the Fortune 500 have hired him) who focuses on the leader’s need to improve strategic foresight and drive growth through innovation. This session will provide actionable “take home” solutions to assist members in turning crisis into your firm’s opportunity. Don’t miss it!

  • 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 meetings? 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.

  • 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.

  • Driving Growth Through Innovation

    This dynamic, example-filled keynote will give you an overview of the important finding 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

  • Managing the Future: Capitalizing on the Driving Forces of Change

    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.

How to book Robert Tucker?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Robert Tucker for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Robert Tucker, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Robert Tucker or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Robert Tucker?

Booking fees for Robert Tucker, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Robert Tucker, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Robert Tucker?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Robert Tucker for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Robert Tucker for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Robert Tucker or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Robert Tucker or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Robert Tucker is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Innovation, Technology and Disruptive Thinking. The estimated speaking fee range to book Robert Tucker for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Robert Tucker generally travels from Santa Barbara, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Erik Qualman, Josh Linkner and Jim Carroll. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Robert Tucker for an upcoming event.

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