Robert Sutton

Professor of Management Science, Engineering & Organisational Behaviour

How to hire Robert Sutton

Contact the Champions Speakers agency to provisionally enquire about Robert Sutton for your event today. Simply call a booking agent on 0207 1010 553 or email us at agent@championsukplc.com for more information.

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When he is booked for events, Bob is known to discuss the following speaking topics.

  • Scaling Your Company
  • Leadership
  • Workplace Conflicts
  • Change Management
  • Innovation
  • Personal Development
  • Stress Management

“Bob was great, he was so easy to work with and made a real effort to customize his content to our business’ needs. He was accessible, flexible, and spot-on in his delivery.” - Microsoft

“Bob was fantastic. He has an energy level that is off the charts and backs it up with real passion. He connected with the audience perfectly. The content was interesting to the partners and all the feedback was overwhelmingly positive. He had a real impact on the event.” - Better by Design

“Bob did an amazing job of reaching our audience by relating personal experiences and examples across various industries that held relevance for an industry that is centuries old and is driven by relationships, new products, news and fun.” - Anheuser Bush

  • 1983 – Joined the Stanford University’s faculty.
  • 1989 – Academy of Management Journal’s award for Best Published Paper.
  • 1999 – Published The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge into Action.
  • 2002 – Named Business 2.0’s Management Guru.
  • 2002 – Published Weird Ideas That Work.
  • 2005 – Academy of Management Review’s award for Best Published Article.
  • 2006 – Published Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths & Total Nonsense
  • 2007 – Published The No Asshole Rule.
  • 2010 – Published Good Boss, Bad Boss.
  • 2014 – Received the Sumantra Ghoshal Award.
  • 2014 – Ranked 10th in The American Management Association’s Top 30 Leaders who Influenced Business.
  • 2014 – Published Scaling Up Excellence: Getting to More Without Settling for Less.
  • 2017 – Published The Asshole Survival Guide.
  • Hosts the popular podcast, The Friction Project, for the Stanford Technology Ventures Program.