Rob Shelton is a world renowned practitioner, coach, speaker, and author on breakthrough innovation, entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial excellence, and scaling to drive growth
Currently Rob coaches entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs around the globe to scale and sustain innovation and is an Executive Fellow at the Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley.
Rob was the founder and Global Lead of PwC’s Financial Services Innovation initiative providing growth and scaling for PwC’s $13 billion per year services and technology business. Prior to that, Rob led the Global Innovation Consulting Strategy Practice at PwC and PRTM (acquired by PwC) and spearheaded development and implementation of the proprietary approach for innovation-led growth and scaling based on leading practices gleaned from extensive benchmarking, data from over 1750 companies, ten years of Strategy & survey information, and hands on experience.
Rob co-authored Making Innovation Work. The best selling book is in its second publication, 14th printing, and has been translated into 10 languages. Rob was co-founder of a clean tech incubator in Silicon Valley selected as Best Business Incubator and one of the Ten Top Incubators.
Rob was designated an Innovation Champion by the World Economic Forum and an invited speaker at Summer Davos, House of Commons, Stanford University, University of California, USC, MIT Media Labs, and Carnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley.
Rob’s work has been highlighted in Bloomberg BusinessWeek, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Forbes Japan, Financial Times, strategy+business, CNN Financial News, Fast Company, Bloomberg Radio, and NPR.