Dave Barry and Richard Riordan to appear at the Drucker Business Forum

Pulitzer Prize-winning humor columnist Dave Barry will be in conversation with former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan at the Drucker Business Forum on May 14.

The event—titled “Something lighthearted for investor morale and to get you through the jittery markets”—will be held at the Crawford Family Forum at KPCC, 474 South Raymond Ave., Pasadena, Calif. 91105. Breakfast will be served at 7:45 a.m., and the main program starts at 8:30.

Barry is the author of more than 30 books, including Dave Barry’s Money Secrets and his latest, I’ll Mature When I’m Dead. For 25 years he was a syndicated columnist whose work appeared in more than 500 newspapers worldwide. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1988.

Riordan, a philanthropist, lawyer and businessman, served as mayor of Los Angeles from 1993-2001 and California Secretary of Education from 2003-2005. He currently serves as the chairman of the Alliance for College Ready Public Schools, a charter management organization that operates 13 middle and high schools in L.A.

This conversation has been designated part of the Drucker Centennial, which marks the 100th birthday of Peter F. Drucker, the father of modern management; author of 39 books on organizational behavior, innovation, economy, and society; and winner of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The two-year celebration features conferences, lectures and other events around the world. For more information on the Drucker Centennial, please click here.

The Drucker Business Forum is a program of the Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management. For more information, please click here.