Robert D. Rutherford, Ph.D. is a highly respected and accomplished author, businessman and teacher. From the faculties at UCLA and California Institute of Technology, to real estate executive to the CEO of one of the nation’s largest public management seminar companies to consultant and publisher, he speaks and writes with unusual power and authority.Dr. Rutherford draws on three decades of experience teaching, negotiating professionally, writing, and speaking to thousands of men and women worldwide. He has taken the best of these experiences and has combined them with wisdom, humor, and his own insights to create excitingly presented, readily understandable advice on dealing successfully with anyone, anywhere, on any matter.
He has been called on to serve the negotiating and management development needs of executives and managers in a wide variety of small and large organizations. As CEO of the international management-training firm, RGI Inc., he has consulted with and trained tens of thousands of professionals. He consults to such organizations as California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Lucent Technologies, Honeywell, IBM, Chevron Oil, National Renewable Energy Laboratories, Sony, Disney Corporation, NASA, Boeing, Alcatel, Motorola, Federal Laboratories Consortium, Seagate, Unisys, FBI, DEA, U.S. Department of Navy, Army and Air Force.
Dr. Rutherford has hosted a weekly television show, served on the Board of Directors for several corporations. His work has been covered in such publications as Business Week, Wall Street Journal, and Success Magazine and translated into foreign languages and syndicated by the Los Angles Times and other major newspapers. He is the author of such books as Just in Time: Immediate Help for the Time Pressured; Twenty-Five Most Common Mistakes Made in Negotiating and What You can do about them and his latest book How to Get From No to Go: The Magic of Negotiating Winning Agreements.
A graduate of Stanford University and the University of California at Berkeley, Dr. Rutherford received his Ph.D. from UCLA. He was the Director of Executive Education for the Graduate School of Management at UCLA .
He is the father of five (3 sons and 2 daughters) who have taught him much about negotiating. He grew up in Hollywood California. He continues to be an avid student and teacher and finds time to work out in the local gym wherever he may be.
The NO to GO The Successful Negotiator program presented by Dr. Rutherford, is the nations longest standing professional development- negotiation program offered at any major university or institution of higher learning (California Institute of Technology) developed and presented by the same instructor. For information on how to bring NO to GO The Successful Negotiator to your company contact the Caltech Executive Center or contact Dr. Rutherford directly www.No-to-Go.com.