Rob Wolcott is Co-Founder & Chairman of The World Innovation Network (TWIN), a global community of over 2,000 innovation and growth leaders from over 30 countries and across sectors (business, government, the arts, academia, defense). Wolcott is a managing partner with Clareo, a foresight and innovation strategy consultancy and a Contributor for Forbes regarding the impact of technology on business, society and humanity.
He is also an early stage investor in over 20 companies, including Indiegogo, Lumni, Kiddom, MagicCube.co and international art show EXPO Chicago.
Adjunct Professor of Innovation at the Booth School of Business, University of Chicago and the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Wolcott won Teacher of the Year from Kellogg’s EMBA program in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2017.
He holds a BA in European and Chinese History and an MS and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Management Science, all from Northwestern University.