Theresa Reno-Weber

Chair

Theresa Reno-Weber

Chair

Ms. Reno-Weber most recently served 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).

Ben Baldwin

Ben Baldwin

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.

Jack Bergstrand

Jack Bergstrand

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.

Cecily Drucker

Cecily Drucker

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.

Patricia Easton

ex officio

Patricia Easton

ex officio

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.

Vipula Gandhi

Vipula Gandhi

Ms. Gandhi is a Managing Partner and Head of U.S. Enterprise for Gallup, Inc. She and her teams work with multinational clients to understand their company’s aspirations, develop long-term strategic plans, and deliver on research- and analytics-based solutions that drive business goals. As a member of Gallup’s Global Management Committee, Ms. Gandhi also helps drive organizational growth at Gallup. Before joining Gallup, Ms. Gandhi had a career in corporate banking with one of the largest banks in London. She received her MBA from Warwick Business School in the United Kingdom and has a wealth of international leadership experience, having worked in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the U.S.

Nobuhiro Iijima

Nobuhiro Iijima

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.

Jody Greenstone Miller

Jody Greenstone Miller

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.

KH Moon

KH Moon

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. National governments and supply chain partners have recognized Hansoll as an industry leader in responsibility and innovation. Mr. Moon is also the president of Seoul-based New Paradigm Institute for Green & Responsible Competitiveness, which advances environmental sustainability and lifelong learning throughout Korea. For his work on lifelong learning, Mr. Moon received the prestigious 2021 Professional Excellence Award from the International Labour and Employment Relations Association. Previously, Mr. Moon served as a member of Korea’s national parliament. He was 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.

Curt Pullen

Curt Pullen

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.

David Sprott

ex officio

David Sprott

ex officio

Mr. Sprott, an ex officio member, is Henry Y. Hwang Dean and professor of marketing at the Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University. He also serves as a faculty member of the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. Sprott received his BBA and MBA from Kent State University, and his PhD in Marketing from the University of South Carolina. He previously served as Dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Business, where he led the drive for online programs, enhanced philanthropic engagement and implemented various diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. For more than 20 years, he served as a faculty member at Washington State University. Sprott is an active researcher in consumer behavior and psychology within retailing, branding, influence strategies, and marketing public policy, and his work has been published in many of his field’s top journals, including Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, and Journal of Retailing.