Richard Eagar

Rick Eager

Breakthrough innovation — creating new step-out businesses offering new products and services — is seen by many CEOs as a more attractive way to overcome the growth gap.

Rick Eagar
Partner Emeritus, Arthur D. Little

Rick Eagar is Partner Emeritus at Arthur D. Little and Chairman of the editorial board of ADL’s management journal, PRISM. He has 30 years’ consulting exper­ience in innovation, technology management, and R&D in strategy and organization/trans­formation, along with nearly a decade of industrial experience in capital projects. Mr. Eagar focuses on new growth strategies, innovation strategies, R&D organizational and process redesign, transformation of national research institutes, technology strategies, and benchmarking. He is the author of various publications on innovation and R&D management, and is a regular speaker at international conferences.. He earned a bachelor of science degree with honors in mechanical engineering from University of Bristol, UK. He can be reached at