HE IS A DIPLOMAT, BRIDGE-BUILDER AND AN EVANGELIST
Rob helps us immeasurably. He is a diplomat, a bridge-builder and a great evangelist. I trust him to speak to prospective customers and ecosystem partners and to interview our new hires. I’ve never met a more dynamic speaker who can conjure up a vision of the near future that is so compelling that it converts every one to true believers. If you are considering adding a Board member or a strategic advisor to your company, I completely trust, rely on, and highly recommend Robert Tercek and his firm General Creativity.
Founder and CEO
Virtual Film School
HE IS A GREAT SOURCE OF INSPIRATION
I trust Rob Tercek and his firm, General Creativity, and I would recommend him to every board of directors and leadership team that can benefit from an independent external expert opinion to shape priorities in digital strategy and planning. His enthusiasm is infectious, and he is a great source of inspiration.
Carson Entertainment Group
Make Your Enterprise Better and Smarter
Engage this man (if you can) to consult to your company at length, or even to take the most cursory glance, at whatever you are endeavoring. Robert Tercek will make your enterprise better, smarter and more profitable.
Founder and CEO
Montana Artists Agency
Lucid, Knowledgeable, Uncanny
Rob is one of the most lucid, knowledgeable and charismatic new media executives I have encountered. He also has an uncanny ability to instantly recognize the market potential of a new application or business which would be too impenetrable to most.
Head of Applications and Services Ecosystem India, Middle East & Africa
Phenomenal Expertise and Vision
Rob was a great and close partner for us. He brought phenomenal technical expertise and vision, and he also brought an excitement and fun to doing business together. To his personal credit the business was always done as a highly professional, open, fair and mutually beneficial partnership. Highly recommended!
Senior Vice President
Sony Digital Services
If You Crave Original Thought, He’s Your Man!
Rob is utterly inspiring, extremely visionary, very knowledgeable, with humiliating scope, international awareness across many different cultures and great fun to work with on top. If you need insight, if you crave for original thought, if you dare thinking beyond just the next step, he is your man!
Global Head of Business Development, Games
Research In Motion
We Got Excellent ROI From Our Work With Rob
I strongly recommend Robert Tercek of General Creativity to any organization that is preparing for big changes. He can engage with your leadership team to address major changes and challenges. He offers incisive strategic thinking and a unique ability to express complex ideas in plain language. I believe that Rob can help any company deeply examine the scope, scale and pace of digital transformation.
Spontaneous Applause From the Floor
Robert Tercek ranks among the very best speakers I’ve ever encountered. His speeches on the topics of innovation and creativity have influenced industry leaders in many parts of the world. Mr Tercek is an electrifying public speaker. His passion for the subject matter is infectious. Several times his comments were punctuated by spontaneous applause from the floor.
President and Group Publisher
Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter
Robert Tercek Is A Top Tier Professional
JD Power had a great experience working with keynote speaker Robert Tercek. I am proud to give him my highest recommendation to any event planner. Rob is a top tier professional who put in a lot of extra effort into developing original material that was customized for our audience. At J.D. Power, we know what excellence looks like, and Rob Tercek is an excellent keynote speaker and emcee.
Vice President GBI
JD POWER AND ASSOCIATES
Tercek raises fresh questions, insights and possibilities
Every business leader, thinker, doer or spectator should be deeply concerned by the fresh questions, insights and possibilities raised in Robert Tercek's book, Vaporized.
VAPORIZED REVEALS WHAT’S RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER
Vaporized reveals what’s right around the corner. This remarkable peek into the future is much more than a fascinating read. Follow Tercek’s lead to be ahead of the change and the competition.
Author, New York Times bestseller
What Got You Here Won’t Get You There
HE UNDERSTANDS THE TRANSITION HAPPENING IN THE ECONOMY
Rob Tercek is one of the people who gets the transition happening in every corner of the economy. His insights matter to every industry and every business. Read the book. Listen to what he says.
Nexus and The Infinite Resource
VAPORIZED IS A MAGNIFICENT GUIDE TO THE FUTURE
Vaporized is a magnificent guide to the way software defines modern commerce: self-organizing, real-time, mobile markets that are devouring the material world.
Bitcoin Explained Simply
TERCEK'S BOOK PROVIDES ESSENTIAL SURVIVAL SKILLS
Rob Tercek's book, Vaporized, provides essential survival skills for the biggest business transformation our lifetime.
Senior Vice President of Technology and Applications
HE IS ONE OF THE KEENEST OBSERVERS OF MEDIA CULTURE
Robert Tercek is one of the keenest observers of the zeitgeists in media, culture and technology, and Vaporized is where it all comes together. For anyone trying to understand the digital transformation of business, commerce and society, this book is simply indispensable.
CEO / Author
The Futures Agency / The Future of Media
A THOUGHTFUL LOOK AT AN INVISIBLE TRANSFORMATION
Rob Tercek's Vaporized provides a thoughtful look at the invisible forces transforming society today and in the near future.
Founder & CEO
Vaporized is the must-have strategy guide
Vaporized is the must-have strategy guide for every executive in media, manufacturing, retail and marketing.
Deep thinking about our digital world
Robert Tercek is a technological provocateur. His book provides deep thinking about our digital world and its monumental possibilities in ways that you probably haven't ever considered.
Nation Public Radio
Ignore Rob Tercek's book at your peril
Ignore this book at your peril. Vaporized is incredible. I found it right on every point.
Tercek’s urgent manifesto will help you see the future
If you’re in the information business (and we all are in the information business), Tercek’s urgent manifesto will help you see the future, so you can prepare for it.
Unleashing the Ideavirus
One of the Brightest and Most Energetic Executives
Robert is one of the brightest and most energetic executives I have had the pleasure of working with in my entire career. He is very well informed, he has vision and he is always looking for ways to make his efforts and those of his team the most successful in his industry. He is very worthwhile knowing and meeting. Collaborating with him will be rewarding.
Phoenix Vistage International
An Exciting And Inspiring Ride
Rob is inspiring to work with. Just hearing the passion in his voice and literally watching his mind work makes anyone in the creative world jealous. It is an exciting ride to work with Rob. You can’t help but to follow his vision.
Theatrical & Digital 20th Century Fox
Valued Strategic Authority
Rob is a pronounced thought leader in mobile and digital entertainment environments. I have consistently valued his strategic authority. He is the Steve Jobs of mobile, and the first person I call in the space.
Vice President, Digital Media
A Visionary and an Inspiration
Robert is truly a visionary and an inspiration. He has a gift for always being one-step ahead of the pack. Follow Robert's lead and you follow the future. I look forward to collaborating with Robert again.
President & Co-Founder
Robert is quite simply one of the most inspiring people I have worked with and is a true visionary in every sense of the word. He really is a unique individual –someone who is well known and respected throughout the entire interactive industry. I feel extremely privileged to have worked with him. He was always ready to listen to new ideas and is one of those people whose finger is not only on the pulse but is the pulse!
Creativity, Expertise and Excitement
Robert infuses a careful combination of creativity, expertise, and excitement into every project we worked on together! He understands what the market wants and has the experience to prove it. I look forward to collaborating with Robert in the future!
Senior Art Director
HIS WORK REDEFINED TV
The label 'creative' has become so commonplace that it's lost its impact, but Robert is the real deal: his spark electrified every project at MTV. There were awards & accolades, but for me, the greatest accomplishment is how his work redefined the way TV was presented in Asia and opened the eyes of an Asian generation of 3 billion when satellite TV first beamed across Asia in 1991.
Supervising Editor Splice Studios
Turbocharge Your Innovative Thinking
A poster child for "out of the box" creativity. If you want to turbocharge your creative, innovative thinking, think seriously of contacting Robert. Besides, if he's good enough for Oprah, he's probably good enough for you!
Chairman and Co-Founder
A Creative Genius And A Great Guy
Robert's a creative genius who firmly grasps everything from the big picture down to the details. He knows how to get things done … he's just an all-around great guy.
A Dynamic Creative Thinker
As a startup, one of our biggest challenges is weighing opportunity against focus. Rob's workshop helped us extract fresh ideas from our team and reinforce mutual ownership and clarity of our vision. Applying such a dynamic creative thinker to our business processes continues to deliver incredible value.
Chief Strategy Officer
A Profound Impact On My Career
Robert’s workshop had a profound impact on our company, and my career. Most organizations unknowingly contain a vast reservoir of untapped creativity and innovative potential. It resides in your people. Unfortunately, it’s largely trapped under the weight of poorly crafted processes, tools, and cultural norms.
Highly Successful Workshops
Robert’s level of professionalism and his passion to create market-leading digital products anywhere in the world are unparalleled. It is also important to note that self-motivated people enjoy working with Robert very much, and he can leave a profound long-lasting impact on a product team.
President and CEO
Boldness and Determination
Robert is a visionary. Beyond recognizing brilliant ideas, his boldness and determination inspire others to take risks. I have yet to meet a more persuasive and powerful presenter of ideas. His infectious passion and dedication to driving innovation have pushed me beyond my expectations. If I were to choose only one brainstorming partner, it would be Robert.
He Inspired Me
Robert is the reason I am in new media. After hearing him speak at a digital event many years ago, he inspired me to want to contribute to the industry. 8 years later I am still launching services in the new media sector. Thank you Robert.
Head of Governance and Relationship Management
Passion + Clarity
Rob Tercek prepared special presentation for several Billboard digital entertainment events, including the Digital Entertainment Expo and Mobile Entertainment Live. He consistently brings both passion and clarity of ideas to each appearance, which have included both solo presentations, moderating duties and panel appearances.
Exec. Director, Content & Programming, Digital/Mobile
Robert, your talk was inspirational. Mythology, metaphor, magic, mystery -as you said so eloquently in your talk -give us the tools to nourish our selves as we play. Great, great stuff.
He conveys magic and power through his words
His content, full of surprising references, was compelling, and the structure and exciting story of his lecture were remarkable. But most of all, what came across to the audience was his profound wisdom about life with all its failures and successes and the attendant lessons. Robert is a top level speaker who affects you so deeply that you will never forget his words.
C'n'B Creative Business Festival & Convention
Deep and Relevant Insights Into the Future
It is rare that you find a speaker like Robert who is able to cover a broad topic, put recent developments into an historical context and provide deep and relevant insights into what factors will drive the industry’s future. Further, his speeches contain analysis backed up by solid research and market data, utilize rich multimedia graphics, and are delivered with infectious high energy and passion.
CEO & Publisher
Digital Media Wire, Inc.
Technically Insightful and Visually Stunning
Robert Tercek delivered a talk at the 2011 Storage Visions Conference that was as technically insightful as it was visually stunning. The talk was delivered with great enthusiasm and covered a wide span of historical and contemporary technologies and trends to show how the world is undergoing an enormous "Information Transformation" that is enabled by and initiates vast new networking, processing and storage advances.
Dr. Thomas Coughlin
Founder and Chairman
Storage Visions Conference
Our Audience Loved Your Presentation
What a wonderful performance last evening!!! Obviously the audience loved your material and presentation. On behalf of The Economic Club of Oklahoma, thank you so very much for taking the time to come to Oklahoma City to speak to the group. Your speech was one of the best our club has ever had.
President & CEO
CREATIVITY IS A NECESSARY ASPECT OF LEADERSHIP
Robert Tercek has a keen understanding of how creativity is a necessary and often overlooked aspect of leadership, deal making, marketing, and general business process. He has spent his entire career at the forefront of change, launching entertainment content on just about every digital platform, including cable & satellite TV, computers and game consoles, narrow and broadband internet, interactive TV, and even mobile.
President of Production
A Fantastic Speaker With A Lot of Courage
Robert is a fantastic and engaging speaker. It takes a lot of courage to speak to a group of Chief Information Security Officers on the subject of the information explosion. Robert not only brought a new business problem to light but with it, a refreshingly new perspective on ways to address it. The room was energized and awestruck by his presentation. Thanks Robert!
Executive Director, Information Security
A COMPELLING MESSAGE ABOUT CREATIVITY AND LIFE PURPOSE
Robert Tercek is one of the most popular speakers we've ever had at X Media Lab events. His keynote speeches are utterly unique, and they connect with our audience on emotional, visual and intellectual levels.
The Audience Responded With A Standing Ovation
Robert Tercek's speech at the Humanity+ Conference at Harvard University was excellent. Tercek provided valuable insight, a fresh perspective, and useful examples, all in an entertaining format. He worked closely with the event organizers to tailor his talk to the target audience; and the audience responded with a standing ovation and tremendous positive feedback. We were very lucky to have him!
DELEGATE FEEDBACK SO POSITIVE THAT WE INVITED HIM BACK THREE TIMES
Not only is Robert keenly aware of the myriad interwoven variables that come into play in the media environment, his presentation style is organized, logical, clear and concise, with just the right amount of humour.
Senior Vice-President, Policy
Canadian Media Producers Association
HE LIT UP THE ROOM
Robert Tercek commands the respect of the global media industry, his peers, and countless conference attendees who have heard him speak. What sets him apart is that rare combination of visionary thinking, hard won practical insight, and tireless passion for the way media shapes our world.
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