Wharton Stories: Alumni

As the Chinese New Year approaches, we take a look back at highlights from some of the most memorable events and lectures that left an impact on the Penn Wharton China community in 2017.

2017: The Penn Wharton China Center Year in Review

Initially interested in making a career change to VC, Dr. Shaun Honig, WG’17, took advantage of EMBA’s Executive Career Coaching and came up with a better plan that would utilize his years of medical experience and business education.

Three Career Management Resources This EMBA Student Used to Accelerate His Career

As we begin a new year, we recall some of the most outstanding achievements, memorable people, and trailblazing initiatives that left an impact on the Wharton community in 2017.

2017: The Wharton Year in Review

During his “walk-and-talk” office hours, Prof. Kartik Hosanagar connects with students outside the classroom in a unique way. The influential researcher and entrepreneur trades insights and conversations with students on his daily walking commute.

How This Professor Goes the Extra Mile to Build Connections Inside and Outside the Classroom

Joey Zwillinger, founder of Allbirds, manufacturer of Time’s “most comfortable shoe in the world,” talks about branding his startup with Karl Ulrich, Wharton Vice Dean of Entrepreneurship & Innovation.

How to Brand the Apple of Shoe Companies

Helping to build Uber’s Middle Eastern office from the ground up gave Carl Madi, WG’17, a firsthand look at how a successful startup takes off. Wharton’s MBA Program allowed him to understand the business decisions behind it.

How Business School Allowed This MBA to See His Startup Experience Through a New Lens

This startup helps you save time and upgrade your guest experience. Co-founded by Wharton alum David Jacoby, W’01, Hostfully’s digital guidebook platform makes it easy to create and share custom online guidebooks across all your properties.

Hostfully: Beautiful Online Guidebooks for Better Guest Experiences

The Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship Alumni Achievement Award recognizes excellence in the Wharton and University of Pennsylvania entrepreneurial community.

Financial Services for All, from a VC with a Social Conscience

Denis Sullivan, WG’14, talks about how Wharton’s EMBA program helped him advance his career and shares his advice for incoming students.

Wharton San Francisco Alum Shares 4 Tips for New EMBA Students

As Director of Fellowship Programs, Echoing Green’s Erica Lock Munsky, W’04, helps early-stage social change leaders get the support and community they need to start and scale. Interviewed by Megan Foo, W’19

Building and Nurturing a Community of Social Entrepreneurs to Change the Status Quo for Good