Ann Cross

The Drucker Prize

Ann Cross

The Drucker Prize

Ann coordinates The Drucker Prize. For more than two decades, she has developed, launched and marketed global brands in the entertainment and consumer products industries, as well as the nonprofit sector. Along with her work at the Drucker Institute, Ann is CEO of a startup company designing and developing the fine wine industry in the Kingdom of Bhutan. She also advises MBA students at the Paul Merage School of Business at UC Irvine. Ann has an undergraduate degree from Indiana University and an MBA from the University of California, Irvine—and is one of only 1,500 Americans with a diploma from the Wine & Spirits Education Trust, a renowned multi-year wine and spirits industry program.