Tom Tierney, co-founder of the Bridgespan Group, an independent, nonprofit organization designed to provide professional services to philanthropists, foundations and nonprofits, will be the speaker at the final Drucker Business Forum of the 2010-11 academic year.
The forum will be at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 29 at the KPCC Crawford Family Forum in Pasadena. Tickets and additional information are available at .
Tierney will offer a primer for philanthropists and nonprofit organizations. He frequently speaks and writes on a variety of topics related to nonprofit leadership and philanthropy. He lectures at Harvard Business School and the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and chairs the Harvard Business School Initiative on Social Enterprise.
Tierney has contributed to case studies and publications, including The Harvard Business Review and the Stanford Social Innovation Review. He also contributed chapters to the Leader to Leader Institute’s Leader of the Future and Indiana University Press’s Taking Philanthropy Seriously and has been featured in articles on philanthropy in the New York Times and the Financial Times.
In 2009, he was named as one of the Nonprofit Times Power and Influence Top 50.
The Drucker Business Forum, produced by CGU’s Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management, is a dynamic breakfast-hour series featuring leading business thinkers, distinguished executives, and business journalists. The forums offer an opportunity for the Los Angeles area business community to connect and discuss business leadership, innovation, entrepreneurship, and values.
This year’s speakers have included Michael Eisner, Howard Schultz, Deepak Chopra, Robert Reich, and Arianna Huffington.
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