Robert B. Tucker is an American author, consultant, and professional speaker specializing on the topics of innovation and growth.
Tucker is the author of seven books and numerous articles on innovation, and is the founder and president of The Innovation Resource, an international consulting firm based in Santa Barbara, California. Tucker has advised senior leaders in organizations like American Express, IBM, General Electric and the Singapore Economic Development Board.
In 1986, Tucker published Winning the Innovation Game, his examination of the common attributes of innovators and the premise that innovators are made, not born. The book’s success led him to pursue a career teaching and coaching people and organizations to achieve their highest potential by adopting the innovator’s “mindset, skill-set and toolset.”
Tucker went on to write seven books on various aspects of the field, including Managing the Future: 10 Driving Forces of Change, Win the Value Revolution, How to Profit From Today’s Rapid Changes, Driving Growth Through Innovation, and Innovation is Everybody’s Business.