For more than two decades, Mr. Pullen was an executive at Herman Miller. As Executive Vice President, he led a $1.2 billion business unit that served as the company’s flagship. In 2010, Herman Miller—which Peter Drucker served as a consultant over two decades, beginning in the 1970s—was one of only six corporations to rank in Fortune‘s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” Fortune‘s “Most Admired” and Fast Company‘s “Fast 50” Most Innovative. The company’s Aeron chair and Eames Lounge were two of Fast Company‘s 15 best-designed consumer products of the 20th century. Herman Miller is a global leader not only in design but also in operations and sustainability, for which it has received major awards and recognition from NASDAQ, Dow Jones, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and many others.
Mr. Bergstrand is the founder and CEO of the Atlanta-based business transformation consultancy Brand Velocity, which uses many of Peter Drucker’s knowledge-worker productivity principles in its practice. Prior to founding BV, Mr. Bergstrand was chief information officer of The Coca-Cola Company and chief financial officer of Coca-Cola Beverages Ltd. Author of the Peter Drucker-inspired book, Reinvent Your Enterprise, Mr. Bergstrand has three master’s degrees—in management from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, education and human development from The George Washington University and advertising from Michigan State University.
Ms. Drucker, one of Peter and Doris Drucker’s four children, is the founder and CEO of Start-Up Strategies, a San Francisco consultancy. Ms. Drucker is also an attorney who has focused her practice in the areas of real-estate tax planning and financing, as well as other business and commercial transactions. She has specialized, in particular, on structuring and implementing complex 1031 tax-deferred exchanges. She is the co-author of Real Property Exchanges, published by the California Continuing Education of the Bar.
Mr. Flippen is the founder of the Flippen Group, one of the largest educator-training companies, and one of the fastest-growing leadership-development organizations, in North America. With an emphasis on changing behaviors and attitudes that stand in the way of success, he has helped organizations—from small rural school districts to Fortune 500 companies—achieve dramatic improvements in performance, leadership, trust and productivity. The Flippen Group has worked with the Drucker Institute to integrate the Drucker for Future Leaders curriculum into the Flippen Group’s highly successful Teen Leadership program. Mr. Flippen is a psychotherapist and a New York Times bestselling author of The Flip Side.
Ms. Miller is the founder and chief executive of Business Talent Group, an Inc. 5000 Los Angeles-based firm that provides consultants and interim executives through a model that grew, in part, out of Peter Drucker’s writings on the knowledge worker. Before launching BTG, Ms. Miller was a venture partner with Maveron, the Seattle-based venture capital firm founded by Howard Schultz, from 2000 to 2007. Before that, she served as executive vice president and later acting president and COO of Americast, the digital television partnership between Disney and the regional telephone companies. Ms. Miller also served in the White House as special assistant to President Bill Clinton, where she was deputy to David Gergen, counselor to the President. She currently serves on the board of directors of TRW and Capella Education Co., a leading accredited online university. She is also a co-founder and board member of the National Campaign to Prevent Teenage Pregnancy.
Ms. Reno-Weber serves as President and CEO of Metro United Way. Previously, she was the first Chief of Performance & Technology for the Louisville Metro Government, where she oversaw the Office of Performance Improvement & Innovation, the Department of Information Technology and the Department of Human Resources, coordinating the people, processes and technology required to improve the way government works. Ms. Reno-Weber helped launch Louisville’s internationally-recognized OPI Team and LouieStat program. She has spoken in the U.S. and abroad on performance management, data-driven decision making and culture change, and she co-authored a chapter in the book Beyond Transparency. In 2015, Government Technology named her one of the Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers. A graduate of the United States Coast Guard Academy and former Lieutenant in the U.S. Coast Guard, Ms. Reno-Weber earned a Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and previously worked as a consultant with McKinsey & Company. She was a Moneyball for Government Fellow, is part of the inaugural cohorts in Living Cities’ City Accelerator and Bloomberg Philanthropies’ What Works Cities, and serves on the Board of Directors for the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana and the International Association of Internal Management Consultants (AIMC).
Mr. Baldwin is the founder of ScaleDriver, an ‘agile’ innovation consulting firm with a portfolio of innovators who stretch leaders’ capabilities, for competitive advantage; and of ClearFit, an online solution that helps predict who will succeed at which job and why, in one step. He and his work have been profiled in many publications, including The Wall Street Journal and Fortune. In total, Mr. Baldwin has founded three businesses focused on innovation, predictive analytics and job creation. He holds multiple patents and is a member of the i4j Innovation for Jobs Summit that focuses on ‘disrupting unemployment;’ a columnist for Inc. Magazine; startup mentor for The Wall Street Journal, Extreme Startups and Ryerson Digital Media Zone; and past board member of the global Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO/YEO). Mr. Baldwin is focused on building a more consistent way to predict and deliver business success through innovation.
Ms. Darroch, an ex officio member, is the dean of the Drucker-Ito School of Management at Claremont Graduate University, and professor of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Marketing. Her research and teaching focuses on the intersection of marketing and innovation, and specifically macroeconomic policy that fosters innovation, and behaviors and practices within organizations that lead to more innovative outcomes. Ms. Darroch developed the first instrument to measure an organization’s knowledge management orientation. Two of her articles (“Developing a measure of knowledge management behaviours and practices” and “Knowledge management, innovation and firm performance”) were recognized as classics in the Knowledge Management field based on the high number of citations they received. Ms. Darroch’s signature course, “Transforming and Creating Markets to Generate Growth,” informed her book Marketing Through Turbulent Times. Her latest book, Why Marketing to Women Doesn’t Work, is an exploration of market segmentation and was written in response to how poorly marketers seem to understand the role of women today.
Ms. Easton, an ex officio member, is executive vice president and provost at Claremont Graduate University, and professor of Philosophy. She received her BA in Psychology and Philosophy from Glendon College, York University, and her MA and PhD in Philosophy from the University of Western Ontario. Ms. Easton specializes in the history of modern philosophy, particularly the philosophy of Rene Descartes and the Cartesians of the seventeenth century. Her interests also include the philosophy of mind, the history of science, and the history of philosophy. Her current research examines the role of mechanization in developments in medicine and psychology in early modern science. As a recipient of the Borchard Scholar-in-Residency Grant, Ms. Easton spent the fall of 2000 in France working on an extended study of Desgabets’s writings. She also directed and edited The Descartes Web Site that features seventeenth-century French and English editions of Descartes’ work, The Passions of the Soul. At CGU, she teaches courses and seminars in early modern philosophy, as well as team-taught courses in the Transdisciplinary program.
Mr. Iijima is president and CEO of Yamazaki Baking Co., Japan’s leading manufacturer of bread and baked goods, with more than $6 billion in sales. Under Mr. Iijima’s leadership, Yamazaki has grown from humble beginnings into an operation with 25 domestic factories and more than 16,000 employees producing thousands of product lines for sale in 100,000 stores. He joined the company after graduating from Hitotsubashi University. The company sent him to London to study baking at what is now South Bank University, from which he holds an Honorary Doctor of Science degree. He was named president of the firm in 1979. Mr. Iijima also sat on the advisory board of the Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management (now the Leader to Leader Institute), and currently serves as vice chairman of World Vision Japan, a Christian relief and development organization.
Mr. Moon is president and CEO of Hansoll Textile Ltd., a global textile company that manufactures and exports mainly knit apparel to the United States, Europe and Japan. Hansoll is gaining worldwide recognition from national governments and its supply chain partners as an industry leader in responsibility and innovation. Mr. Moon is also the president of the New Paradigm Institute for Green & Responsible Competitiveness, which is based in Seoul. The organization is working to advance environmental sustainability and lifelong learning throughout Korea. Before assuming this post, Mr. Moon served as a member of Korea’s national parliament. And before that, he was the president and CEO of the consumer-products company Yuhan-Kimberly, which under his leadership became widely known for product innovation and the way it cared for employees. Mr. Moon was heralded, in particular, for the measures he took to avoid laying off workers during the Asian financial crisis of the mid-1990s. In addition, Mr. Moon has been an environmental leader, spearheading the planting of tens of millions of trees throughout Korea and across Asia. Mr. Moon was also a founder of the Drucker Society of Korea, which convenes regular meetings of corporate executives to read and apply Drucker’s work in their own organizations and communities.
Ms. Wyatt is the CEO of IDEO.org, the nonprofit design organization that she cofounded in 2011 after leading IDEO’s social innovation practice. She is responsible for the organization’s vision, strategy, funding and growth plans. She also heads up partner development with foundations, nonprofits and social enterprises, and builds networks by speaking widely on how design is changing the social sector. Ms. Wyatt is also a program advisor to the Clinton Global Initiative, an advisory board member to Marketplace, a board member for Whitaker Peace and Development Initiative and an Aspen Institute First Movers Fellow. Prior to joining IDEO in 2007, Ms. Wyatt worked in Kenya as an Acumen Fund fellow. She has also served as VisionSpring’s interim country director in India, where she helped increase the distribution of low-cost reading glasses to the poor, and performed training, project management and business development for Chemonics International, a contractor for USAID. Ms. Wyatt received a BA in Anthropology from Grinnell College and an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management.