World’s Top Product Innovation Speakers – Dr. Robert G. Cooper and Dr. Scott J. Edgett
Dr. Robert G. Cooper
- Best Selling Authors
- Dynamic and Award-Winning
- World-renowned Innovation Thought Leaders
- Creators of the Stage-Gate® System
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Invite Dr. Robert Cooper or Dr. Scott Edgett to speak at your next event
What does it take for an organization to Win at New Products? How to achieve organic growth
repeatedly and consistently? How to raise the performance bar?
Robert Cooper and Scott Edgett understand these challenges better than anyone. They have inspired and enabled business executives and organizations around the world to create billions of dollars in new wealth through product leadership. Through award-winning research and over three decades of experience working with some of the world's most admired companies, they have unlocked the many mysteries of new product success.
“We invited Cooper and Edgett to speak at numerous corporate
events around the world. Their subject-matter expertise, vast experience, engaging
speaking style and willingness to be direct made a lasting impression on all
of our executives and dramatically 'moved the needle’ on our product
Dick Arra, VP and Chief Technology Officer, ITT
Their widely implemented executive frameworks, methods and business models cut through
the complexities of product innovation and provide clear insight and proven guidelines
that instill new levels of confidence and success. Introduce your audience to an unparalleled
experience. Invite Robert Cooper or Scott Edgett to your next business event.
- Hear the latest in innovation trends and benchmarks
- Gain first-hand knowledge and insights into what top performing companies are doing
- Learn how to accelerate success with fact-based best practice frameworks and methods
Whether you are a business leader trying to empower a management team, an event organizer looking for a dynamic speaker or a product innovation executive organizing an annual innovation symposium, we can customize a topic and presentation that will meet your needs.
Dr. Cooper and Dr. Edgett are sought-after speakers with a solid track record of engaging
executive audiences on the critical business topic of product innovation. They consistently
receive top ratings and accolades from their audiences.
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- Dynamic Speakers
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- Rich Content
- Unparalleled Case Studies and Examples
Popular Keynote Topics
Pathways to Profitable Innovation: An Executive Framework
New products are engines for growth and prosperity yet few executive teams take time to understand
the true drivers of new product performance. The Innovation Diamond is introduced as an integrative
and guiding framework to help management focus on what is important to success: innovation
strategy, a solid idea-to-launch process, portfolio management, and the right climate and
leadership. Inspire your audience into action and results by introducing this clear and practical
Product Leadership: A Strategy to Innovate
The majority of CEO’s express that product innovation is a top priority. The ever important
bridge between companies’ business goals and its product innovation performance is
under-utilized but critical - the Product Innovation and Technology Strategy. Engage your
audience in understanding how Dr. Cooper and Dr. Edgett can help you accelerate innovation
performance and create shareholder value through this highly practical presentation.
Winning at New Products: The Critical Success Factors
The top performing innovators know the critical success factors for winning at new products
work. This practical recipe for success was first unraveled by Dr. Cooper and Dr. Edgett
through their extensive research. No company with a mandate to grow should be without a thorough
understanding of these success factors. Transform attitudes and capabilities and impact organic
growth by engaging your audience in this truly inspiring and practical presentation.
The Stage-Gate Innovation System: Your Roadmap to New Product Success
Introduce your audience to the world’s most widely implemented and trusted approach
to product innovation, the Stage-Gate Innovation System, with this masterful, unparalleled
presentation delivered by the creator himself. Inspire even the toughest critics as countless
success stories and real life company examples are shared to illustrate the important impact
this process has on new product success.
Portfolio Management: Best Practices for Product Innovation
Done right, portfolio management for product innovation has a high impact – a critical
link that ensures your business strategy gets implemented. Rejuvenate your audience’s
thinking around this topic by introducing refreshing new ideas and solutions to complex portfolio
Generating Breakthrough Ideas: Feeding the Innovation Funnel
Creating the organizational capability and climate to stimulate game-changing new ideas is
too important to leave to chance. Today’s ideas are tomorrow’s growth and profit!
Top performing companies rely on a few, very powerful techniques to stimulate creativity
and generate big ideas. Learn what works and what does not. Inspire your audience by engaging
them in this thought provoking and inspiring event!
Lean, Rapid and Profitable New Product Development
Winning at new products is not simply about developing products that sell, it is about getting
them to market quickly with the lowest cost and the highest return. Experienced innovators
looking for that next pivotal improvement to reach a new level of competitive advantage need
look no further than this insightful presentation and discussion on leading-edge techniques
that truly drive lean, rapid and profitable product development.
Highly Effective Gatekeeping
‘As go the gates, so goes the process’ - this popular phrase, introduced by Dr.
Cooper and Dr. Edgett, packs quite a punch. Spoken on behalf of the thousands of innovation
leaders and successful Gatekeepers, they declare, ‘if you want to improve your product
innovation results, you need look no further than your leadership team – the Gatekeepers’.
Equip your audience with world-class examples of just what it takes to be a highly effective
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Creating a competitive advantage through the development of new capabilities – new
platforms, new technologies and fundamental research - is a high stakes game that plays a
critical role in strategic and competitive positioning. Historically, technology developments
were synonymous with a mysterious black hole of projects with unpredictable outcomes at best.
Today, world-class innovators are engaging their collective management wisdom in these projects
to drive them to results. Transform attitudes and understanding in these critical projects
with this truly motivating presentation.