Wharton Stories: Technology

M&T student Red Dimaano, W’18, E’18, on why he loves data science and how Prof. Pete Fader started him on a path into academic research.

How Data Science Led This Undergrad to Business Analytics

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

Laura Gao, W’18, tells how she and a team of Penn undergraduates worked with the administration and the City of Philadelphia to create a competition to make the case for bringing Amazon HQ2 to Philadelphia.

How (Not) to Plan a Case Competition in 30 Days

Chris Molaro, WG’17, founder of Neuroflow, talks about using data & wearables to fight PTSD with Karl Ulrich, Wharton Vice Dean of Entrepreneurship & Innovation.

How Neuroflow Is Using Data & Wearables to Fight PTSD

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

When Shawn Xu, WG’19, G’19, chose to go to Wharton, many of his friends from Silicon Valley were against it. Now, he is more convinced than ever that he made the right choice.

Why This Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Chose to Go to Business School

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

When Amazon asked cities to bid to host its second North American headquarters, Wharton students answered with two competitions to persuade the tech retail giant to choose Philadelphia. The winners and finalists presented to judges and Philly Mayor Jim Kenney on October 13, 2017.

Wharton Students Make a Case for Bringing Amazon’s Headquarters to Philadelphia

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the world and currently has no cure. VisiPlate is a nanoscale, ocular implant that stops blindness in Open Angle Glaucoma patients.

How VisiPlate Is Curing Blindness With Nanotechnology