Wharton Stories: Conferences

How Shujaat Ahmad, WG’17, made a radical pivot from strategy consulting to his passion for people analytics through Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives.

4 Academic and Coaching Resources this EMBA Alum Used to Land a People Analytics Job at LinkedIn

Since the Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative was founded 10 years ago, analytics have moved out of the back office and into headlines and C-suites. Wharton Professors Eric Bradlow, Pete Fader, and Raghu Iyengar reflect on the changes.

Top 5 Developments in Analytics From 10 Years of the Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative

From Moneyball to people analytics, Wharton Prof. Cade Massey focuses on how evidence-based decision making can help people and organizations thrive.

People Analytics Prof. Cade Massey Teaches Power and Negotiation Strategies in His Influence Elective

The student-run Penn Wharton China Summit welcomes global innovators while providing a platform for an emerging generation of leaders.

Penn Wharton China Summit Brings Industry Leaders from China to Campus

EMBA student Robert Chen, WG’19, an executive coach at Exec|Comm in New York City, highlights takeaways about leadership from Mary Barra, CEO of GM.

8 Insights on Leadership from GM CEO Mary Barra and the Wharton People Analytics Conference

As the keynote speaker at the first annual M&T Summit, M&T alum Jeff Luhnow shared 4 steps he took to build a World Series-winning team and the crucial role big data played.

Astros GM Jeff Luhnow Explains How Data Analytics Helped Houston Win the World Series

The Wharton Neuroscience Initiative explores the ethical, legal, and societal implications for neuroscience and business at its second annual WiN summit.

Configuring a ‘Road Map’ for Neuroscience and Business

Assistant Professor of Management Stephanie Creary brings her research on diversity and inclusion into her MBA and undergraduate classes.

How Prof. Stephanie Creary Works Towards Inclusion in Research, Teaching, and Wharton Culture

As part of One Wharton Week, professor of criminology and statistics Richard Berk told MBA students how analytics can produce biased results and how decision-makers can fix it.

How Machines Learn “Bias” and 9 Lessons on How Leaders Correct It

Eric Tse, W’18, shares how he brought together top Chinese leaders and 1,500 students from more than 85 cities across the country and the globe for the Penn Wharton China Summit. Now he is continuing to create connections with China as a Schwarzman Scholar and CEO of an international employment firm.

How This Schwarzman Scholar Founded America’s Largest Student-Organized Summit on China