Robert Cooper, Ph.D., is the founder and CEO of Cooper Strategic. He is a neuroscientist, New York Times bestselling author (with over 4 million books sold), and a leading high-performance business strategist.
Called “a national treasure” by Professor Emeritus Michael Ray, Ph.D., of the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Cooper emphasizes scientifically based insights, ultra-practical tools, counterintuitive wisdom, and disciplined metrics. He recently earned a second Ph.D., at University College London, conducting original research on where learning meets initiative in the brains, time and performance of exceptional leaders and teams. From industry nominations, experts, and an independent panel of judges interviewing CEOs, Cooper was named one of the “Most Influential Thinkers” for his impact on leadership and people strategy—“a definitive list of the top influencers who challenge conventional thinking, are visionary and transformational, bring credibility both inside and outside the business, command the respect of peers and key stakeholders, and add real value to the business.”