William Cohen, Ph.D.
Bill Cohen was one of Peter Drucker’s first PhD students at what is now The Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management at Claremont Graduate University and the first graduate of Drucker’s Executive PhD Program in 1979. In 2009 he was named a Distinguished Alumni of Claremont Graduate University. He received his BS from the United States Military Academy at West Point, and his MBA at the University of Chicago and is the author of more than 50 books on management published in 23 languages. About him Peter Drucker wrote: “. . . Bill Cohen is a true inspiration for all of us in Academe—and, above all, for students who need a true role model, a true exemplar of the very best they could and should aspire to.” Cohen is now President of the non-profit California Institute of Advanced Management which offers the MBA in the classroom and online based on Drucker’s concepts.