Wharton Stories: Technology

Natalia Villarman, WG’20, discusses her transition from working as an elementary school teacher to a career in talent strategy.

Why This Former Elementary School Teacher is Now Pursuing a Career in Talent Strategy

Vibhav Jagwani, W’20, E’20, shares his summer internship experience at a startup and how the M&T curriculum helped him prepare.

What This Undergrad Learned About Mortgage Tech While Interning for a Blockchain Startup

Jessica Pugh, WG’19, will be heading to Google this fall to work on global strategy while thinking of carving a bigger space for underrepresented minorities.

Jessica Pugh is Pushing for Diversity and Inclusion in the Tech Industry

“Our background, our founding, was about a grab-and-go concept. As we evolve, it really is about that weekly relationship — how can we solve various points of friction in your nutrition needs week to week.”

How Snap Kitchen Evolved from a Grab-and-Go Meal Service to a Lifestyle Solution

Adedotun Adejare, W’19, was inspired by his travel experiences at Wharton to pursue a Master’s degree as a Schwarzman Scholar in China.

Adedotun Adejare Prepares to Explore China’s Technology Hub as Schwarzman Scholar

A nontraditional background has given Yifan Chen, WG’20, a unique perspective on why there’s real value in merging the worlds of tech and business.

Biology, Consulting, and Coding: How This MBA Found His Passion in Tech

Although Jamey Jeff, WG’10, and Victor Belfor, WG’13, graduated in different years and on different coasts, they were connected by a Wharton EMBA newsletter that inspired their partnership to help mutual clients.

How the Wharton Network is Adding Value for Two EMBA Alumni on Different Coasts

With a master’s degree in chemical engineering and years of experience in biopharma, Alex Steiner, WG’18, decided an MBA would be a better fit to advance to more senior leadership roles in the industry.

Why This Scientist Chose Wharton’s EMBA Program Over a PhD to Move Up in the Pharma Industry

Melissa Matalon, W’19, is making connections between her diverse concentrations and the real world, integrating lessons from consumer psychology to statistics.

How Combining Two Passions Landed this Senior a Job at Facebook

At the competition kick-off in September, Penn researchers and last year’s Y-Prize runner-up spoke on new inventions, taking the innovative approach, and why participation matters.

Y-Prize Calls On Entrepreneurs to Reimagine Nature-Inspired Tech