Saturday, November 4
8:00 am – 9:00 am (registration)
9:00 am – 3:30 pm (program and lunch)
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm (cocktail reception)

Garrison Theater
The Claremont Colleges

$35 for alumni
$50 for general admission
(includes networking lunch, cocktail reception, and a complimentary copy of Mauborgne’s new book)


Banner for Drucker Day 2017

“The important thing is to identify the ‘future that has already happened.’ ”
–Peter Drucker, The Ecological Vision (1993)

Are you walking the Drucker Path in your business?

This year’s Drucker Day is a special celebratory occasion: we will remember Peter Drucker the man, celebrate one of his colleagues, and welcome many executives and distinguished faculty who walk the Drucker Path every day.

This year’s Drucker Day program explores new applications for Peter Drucker’s timeless principles in the shifting management landscape.


Keynote Speakers


Renée Mauborgne

Introduced by Vijay Sathe,
C.S. & D.J. Davidson Chair and Professor of Management at the Drucker School

One of the world’s preeminent management visionaries, Mauborgne is the author (with W. Chan Kim) of the worldwide bestseller Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant and the new book Blue Ocean Shift: Beyond Competing—Proven Steps to Inspire Confidence and Seize New Growth.

Renee Maubourgne


Deborah Clark

Introduced by Hideki Yamawaki,
Ito Chair of International Business and Professor of Management at the Drucker School

Deborah Clark is Senior Vice President and General Manager of Marketplace, which reaches more than 14 million listeners weekly, and the recipient of several broadcast journalism awards, including the Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Silver Baton and a George Foster Peabody Award.

Deborah Clark


Lifetime Achievement Award

Joseph Maciariello
Marie Rankin Clarke Professor of Social Science and Management Emeritus at the Drucker School

They were colleagues and co-authors: Joseph Maciariello’s work with Peter Drucker resulted in many important collaborations, including The Daily Drucker and The Effective Executive in Action, as well as his revisions of two quintessential Drucker texts, Management and Management Cases. Professor Maciariello will be honored by the Drucker School faculty for his excellence as a scholar in his own right and for his critical stewardship of the Drucker legacy.

Joseph Maciariello


Creating the Path: Peter Drucker’s Impact

The Peter Drucker Legacy
Elizabeth Edersheim
Founder of New York Consulting Partners and author of McKinsey’s Marvin Bower and The Definitive Drucker

Are Drucker’s Principles Still Relevant and Impactful?
Bernie Jaworski
Peter F. Drucker Chair in Management and the Liberal Arts at the Drucker School

Rudolph I. Estrada
Lead Director, East West Bank
CEO, Estradagy Business Advisors

Patricia M. Soldano
Founder, Policy and Taxation Group
GenSpring Family Office Consultant

Andrew Casey
Vice President of Finance and Business Operations, ServiceNow
Drucker Industry Advisory Board Member


Walking the Path: Our Faculty

When We Talk About Disruption, What Do We Mean? What Disruption Is and Isn’t
Jay Prag
Drucker School Clinical Full Professor

The Zen of Drucker: Mindfulness and the Practice of Self-Management
Jeremy Hunter
Associate Professor of Practice and Founding Director, Executive Mind Leadership Institute

Leadership for What?
Jean Lipman-Blumen
Thornton F. Bradshaw Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Organizational Behavior


Continuing the Path: New Applications

Claremont Game Lab
Introduced by Hovig Tchalian, Assistant Professor of Practice and Director of Drucker Advisory Services

Disruption in Children’s Linear TV
Emily Arons, Game Lab mentor and Senior Vice President of International Business, The Pokémon Company International

Can Augmented Reality Save the Mall?
Wanda Gregory, Game Lab mentor and Director of the Digital Technology and Culture Program, Seattle University


Networking Reception, Lab Tours, Class Reunions, and More

When the day is over, stay on for a special reception with your former classmates.

Join your fellow alumni and faculty members for a beer- and wine-tasting reception, featuring class reunion photos, a special photo booth, and raffles to commemorate the founder of the Peter F. Drucker School of Management.

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