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Allen, Franklin

Nippon Life Professor of Finance, Professor of Economics; Co-Director of the Financial Institutions Center, The Wharton School

A past president of the American Finance Association, the Western Finance Association, and the Society of Financial Studies, Franklin has...
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Amit, Raphael Robert B. Goergen Professor of Entrepreneurship, Professor of Management; Founder and leader of the Wharton Global Family Alliance, The Wharton SchoolRaphael (“Raffi”) Amit’s award-winning research on family firms, which centers on issues that relate to ownership, management, governance and control...
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Austin, Jim Consultant, Decision Strategies InternationalJim Austin, a former senior executive at Baxter Healthcare, combines business strategy and organizational development theory with extensive industry experience....
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Barsade, Sigal

Joseph Frank Bernstein Professor, Professor of Management, The Wharton School

An award-winning researcher and teacher, Sigal’s expertise is in organizational culture, emotional intelligence, leadership and top management teams, emotions in...
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Bell, David

Xinmei Zhang and Yongge Dai Professor, Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

David is the Xinmei Zhang and Yongge Dai Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania where he...
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Berger, Jonah

James G. Campbell Associate Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

Jonah is the James G. Campbell Associate Professor of Marketing at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He...
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Beyer, Charlotte

Fellow of the Aresty Institute, The Wharton School; Founder, Institute for Private Investors

Charlotte founded the Institute for Private Investors (IPI) in 1991 to help improve the relationship between wealthy investors and their...
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Bidwell, Matthew Associate Professor of Management, The Wharton SchoolMatthew Bidwell’s research examines new patterns in work and employment, focusing in particular the causes and effects of more short-term,...
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Bushee, Brian

Gilbert and Shelley Harrison Professor of Accounting, The Wharton School

Brian J. Bushee is the Gilbert and Shelly Harrison Professor of Accounting at the Wharton School of the University of...
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Cappelli, Peter

George W. Taylor Professor of Management, Professor of Management; Director, Center for Human Resources, The Wharton School

Recently named by HR Magazine as one of the top 20 international thinkers, Peter’s expertise is in industrial relations and...
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Chaudhuri, Saikat

Adjunct Associate Professor of Management; Executive Director, Mack Institute for Innovation Management, Interim Director of The Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology The Wharton School

Saikat Chaudhuri serves on the faculty at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He also co-leads the Mack...
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Cline, Preston

Director, Wharton Leadership Ventures, Wharton Leadership Program, The Wharton School

Preston began his formal career in the late 1980s by leading 60-day remote wilderness trips with adjudicated youth out of...
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Danzon, Patricia

Celia Z. Moh Professor, Professor of Health Care Management and Insurance and Risk Management, The Wharton School

Patricia is an internationally recognized researcher in the biotechnology/pharmaceutical field and consults for a variety of major pharmaceutical firms. Her...
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Day, George

Geoffrey T. Boisi Professor Emeritus; Co-Director, Mack Institute for Innovation Management; The Wharton School

The author of Strategy from the Outside-In, a co-winner of the 2011 Berry-AMA prize for the best book in marketing,...
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Donaldson, Thomas

Mark O. Winkelman Professor, Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School

Thomas has consulted and lectured at many organizations, including the Business Roundtable, Goldman Sachs, Walt Disney, the United Nations, Microsoft,...
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Fader, Peter Frances and Pei-Yuan Chia Professor, Professor of Marketing; Co-Director, Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative, The Wharton SchoolThe author of recently published Customer Centricity: What It Is, What It Isn’t and Why It Matters, Peter’s expertise centers...
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Fisher, Marshall

UPS Professor, Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions; Co-Director, Fishman-Davidson Center for Service and Operations Management, The Wharton School

Marshall Fisher, a leading researcher in analyzing and redesigning supply chains, has worked with companies, such as Sport Obermeyer, Campbell...
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Friedman, Stewart Practice Professor of Management; Director, Wharton Work/Life Integration Project, The Wharton SchoolA member of the Wharton School faculty since 1984, Stew is the founding director of the Wharton Leadership Program. He...
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Garrett, Geoffrey Dean, Reliance Professor of Management and Private Enterprise, and Professor of Management, The Wharton SchoolDean Geoffrey Garrett was a member of the Wharton faculty in the Management Department from 1995 to 1997. Prior...
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Geczy, Christopher

Adjunct Professor of Finance; Academic Director, Wharton Wealth Management Initiative; Academic Director, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center, The Wharton School

Christopher is the Academic Director of the Wharton Wealth Management Initiative and of the Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center. He...
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Goldstein, Itay

Professor of Finance, The Wharton School

Itay is a Professor of Finance at the Wharton School. He is also the coordinator of the PhD program in...
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Gomes, Joao Howard Butcher III Professor of Finance, The Wharton SchoolAn expert in macroeconomics and financial markets, Joao Gomes’ recent research covers the determinants of corporate investment and financing decisions...
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Grant, Adam

Class of 1965 Wharton Professor of Management, The Wharton School; Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania

Recently named one of the world’s top 40 business professors under 40 by Poets and Quants, Adam Grant’s expertise covers...
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Greco, Janet Co-President, Transition One Associates; Learning Director, Wharton Executive Education
A former advertising vice president and current management consultant, Janet specializes in helping individual executives and management teams transform leadership...
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Greenhalgh, Anne Deputy Director, Wharton Leadership Program; Adjunct Professor of Management, The Wharton SchoolAnne Greenhalgh is an award-winning teacher who is chiefly responsible for the design and delivery of the Wharton School’s foundation...
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GuillĂ©n, Mauro Dr. Felix Zandman Professor, Professor of International Management, The Wharton School; Director, The Lauder Institute, University of PennsylvaniaMauro is the Director of the Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies at the University of Pennsylvania,...
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Gyourko, Joseph Martin Bucksbaum Professor of Real Estate, Finance, and Business Economics & Public Policy; Director, Samuel Zell and Robert Lurie Real Estate Center, The Wharton SchoolJoseph Gyourko’s research interests include real estate finance, local public finance, and urban economics. Formerly co-editor of Real Estate Economics,...
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Hendricks, Joan

The Gilbert S. Kahn Dean, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Joan C. Hendricks became the 12th dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. She is the third...
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Henisz, Witold

Deloitte & Touche Professor of Management in Honor of Russell E. Palmer, former Managing Partner; The Wharton School

A political risk management consultant, Witold specializes in the impact of political hazards on international investment strategy. Witold has consulted...
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Henshaw, Todd Director of Executive Leadership Programs, The Wharton School; President, Leader Development Associates Todd Henshaw is Director of Executive Leadership Programs at Wharton. Prior to coming to Wharton, Todd was a Professor...
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Herring, Richard

Jacob Safra Professor of International Banking, The Wharton School

Richard J. Herring is the author of more than 150 articles, monographs and books on various topics in financial regulation,...
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Hershey, John (Jack)

Anheuser-Busch Professor Emeritus of Management Science, The Wharton School

The recipient of the Society for Medical Decision Making’s Distinguished Lifetime Service Award, Jack’s research centers on normative and behavioral...
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Hill, Shawndra Assistant Professor, Operations and Information Management, The Wharton SchoolShawndra Hill she studies data mining, machine learning and statistical relational learning and their alignment with business problems. Specifically, she...
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Hoch, Stephen

Laura and John J. Pomerantz Professor Emeritus of Marketing, The Wharton School

Stephen has researched and written extensively on retail strategy, consumer behavior, and the psychology of forecasting. His research areas include...
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Holthausen, Robert

The Nomura Securities Company Professor, Professor of Accounting and Finance and Management; Chairperson, Accounting Department, The Wharton School

A former CPA and financial analyst and an award-winning teacher, Robert’s expertise is in investment management and valuation. Prior to...
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Hosanagar, Kartik Professor of Operations, Information, and Decisions, The Wharton SchoolKartik has been recognized as one of the world's top 40 business professors under the age of 40. He has...
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Hrebiniak, Lawrence

Emeritus Associate Professor of Management, The Wharton School

An automotive industry-manager-turned-academic, Larry’s research interests are in strategy execution or implementation, with a particular emphasis on how organizations change...
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Hutchinson, J. Wesley

Stephen J. Heyman Professor; Faculty Director, Wharton Behavioral Laboratory; Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

Wes’ current research projects include studies on consumer and managerial decision-making processes, modeling the sales impact of brand awareness, and...
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Ihrig, Martin

Adjunct Associate Professor, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Martin Ihrig studies the strategic and entrepreneurial management of knowledge, and heads a research initiative on this topic at Wharton’s...
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Ittner, Christopher

Ernst & Young Professor of Accounting, The Wharton School

Professor Ittner’s research includes performance measurement, cost management practices, and the valuation of intangible assets. His work on the association...
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Jaffe, Jeffrey F.

Associate Professor of Finance, The Wharton School

Best known for his work on insider trading, Jeff’s research interests include corporate finance, investments, money management, and the effects...
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Kahn, Barbara Patty and Jay H. Baker Professor, Professor of Marketing; Director, Jay H. Baker Retailing Center, The Wharton SchoolBarbara is the co-author of The Grocery Revolution: The New Focus on the Consumer (Addison-Wesley, 1997), a look inside the...
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Klein, Jeff

Executive Director, Wharton Leadership Program; Lecturer, The Wharton School and the School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania

Jeff is the Executive Director of the Wharton Leadership Program and a Lecturer at the Wharton School and the School...
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Lambert, Richard

Miller-Sherrerd Professor, Professor of Accounting, The Wharton School

Richard Lambert teaches a wide range of courses in the areas of financial reporting, cost and management accounting, and compensation...
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Lodish, Leonard

Samuel R. Harrell Emeritus Professor, Leader and Co-founder, Global Consulting Practicum, Emeritus Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

Len Lodish is a corporate director of Information Resources, Inc., and a pioneer in the use of decision support systems...
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MacKinley, A. Craig

Joseph P. Wargrove Professor of Finance, The Wharton School

A former member of the Board of Directors of the American Finance Association and the NASD Economic Advisory Board, Craig’s...
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MacMillan, Ian

The Dhirubhai Ambani Professor, Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Director, Sol C. Snider Entrepreneurial Research Center, The Wharton School

A trained chemical engineer, Ian has led several companies in the travel and import/export business in South Africa, Canada, Hong...
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Marston, Richard C.James R.F. Guy Professor of Finance, Professor of Economics; Director, Weiss Center for International Financial Research, The Wharton SchoolRichard is the James R.F. Guy Professor of Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. A graduate...
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Massey, B. Cade Practice Professor, Operations and Information ManagementCade is a Professor of Practice at the Wharton School. He studies and teaches negotiation, decision-making and influence — and...
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McGrath, Monica

Former Vice Dean, Aresty Institute of Executive Education;
Former Adjunct Assistant Professor of Management, The Wharton School

Monica McGrath is the former vice dean of Wharton’s Aresty Institute of Executive Education. Previously, she was also an adjunct...
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Milkman, Katherine Associate Professor of Operations, Information, and Decisions, The Wharton SchoolKatherine Milkman is an assistant professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and she has a secondary...
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Mollick, Ethan

Edward B. and Shirley R. Shils Assistant Professor,  Assistant Professor of Management, The Wharton School

The co-author of Changing the Game, named one of the American Library Association’s top ten business books in 2009, Ethan...
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Moussa, Mario

Senior Fellow, Wharton Executive Education, The Wharton School; President, Moussa Consulting

An advisor to senior leaders on strategy and competitiveness, and an expert in large-scale organizational initiatives, collaboration, and negotiation, Mario...
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Orts, Eric Guardsmark Professor, Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics and Management; Director, Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership, The Wharton SchoolEric is the Guardsmark Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania where he has taught since 1991. ...
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Parayre, Roch

Fellow, Wharton Executive Education, The Wharton School; Managing Director, Decision Strategies International, Inc.

An award-winning teacher and speaker, Roch’s work is dedicated to impacting how people and organizations think, decide, compete, and innovate....
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Pearson, Kathy

Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania; President, Enterprise Learning Solutions

Kathy Pearson is Founder and President of Enterprise Learning Solutions, a firm focused on executive development. She is a...
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Raju, Jagmohan

Vice Dean of Executive Education, Joseph J. Aresty Professor; Executive Director, Wharton Co-Sponsorship of Indian School of Business; Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

An award-winning professor and internationally-renowned pricing expert, Jagmohan S. Raju has taught extensively in Wharton’s MBA, EMBA, and Executive Education...
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Ramaswamy, Krishna

Edward Hopkinson, Jr. Professor of Investment Banking; Professor of Finance, The Wharton School

Professor Ramaswamy's research interests include investment management in stock and bond markets and the valuation and use of options and...
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Reibstein, David

William Stewart Woodside Professor, Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

The co-founder of Bizrate.com, Dave is a marketing expert whose research interests cover marketing ROI, Internet marketing, competitive marketing strategy,...
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Roberts, Michael

Professor of Finance, The Wharton School

Professor Roberts' primary research is in the area of corporate finance and in particular: capital structure, investment policy, financial contracting,...
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Robertson, David

Practice Professor, Operations and Information Management Department, The Wharton School

David Robertson’s research interests are in innovation management — how companies can get more from their innovation investments. He has...
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Rosenkopf, Lori Simon and Midge Palley Professor, Professor of Management; Vice Dean and Director, Wharton Undergraduate Division, The Wharton SchoolShe earned her BS and MS in Operations Research from Cornell University and Stanford University respectively. Lori also worked as...
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Rothbard, Nancy

David Pottruck Professor, Professor of Management, The Wharton School

Nancy Rothbard is an award-winning expert in work motivation, teamwork, work-life balance, and leadership. Dr. Rothbard was previously on the...
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Schoemaker, Paul Adjunct Professor of Marketing; Research Director, Mack Institute for Innovation Management,The Wharton SchoolAn internationally renowned thought leader, speaker and author, Paul is a strategy and decision-making expert. Prior to joining Wharton, he...
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Schweitzer, Maurice

Cecilia Yen Koo Professor, Professor of Operations, Information, and Decisions, The Wharton School

Maurice Schweitzer's research focuses on emotions, ethical decision making, and the negotiation process. He has published in management, psychology, and...
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Shea, Gregory

Adjunct Professor of Management, The Wharton School; Adjunct Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics; Faculty Associate, Center for Leadership and Change

An award-winning teacher, consultant and author of numerous books, Gregory’s expertise covers organizational and individual change, group effectiveness, and conflict...
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Shell, G. Richard

Thomas Gerrity Professor, Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics and Management; Chairperson, Legal Studies and Business Ethics Department, The Wharton School

Consistently listed as one of Wharton’s top professors in BusinessWeek’s bi-annual “Guide to the Best Business Schools,” Richard’s expertise covers...
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Shropshire, Kenneth David W. Hauck Professor, Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics; Director, Wharton Sports Business Initiative, The Wharton SchoolKenneth L. Shropshire joined the Wharton faculty in 1986 and specializes in the subject areas of sports business, negotiations, diversity,...
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Siegel, Jeremy

Russell E. Palmer Professor of Finance, The Wharton School

Jeremy Siegel is a world-renowned expert on the economy and financial markets. The author of the award-winning investment classic Stocks...
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Siggelkow, Nicolaj David M. Knott Professor, Professor of Management; Co-Director, Mack Institute for Innovation Management, The Wharton SchoolNicolaj is a Professor of Management whose current research focuses on the strategic and organizational implications of interactions among a...
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Singh, Harbir The Mack Professor, Professor of Management; Co-Director, Mack Institute for Innovation Management; Vice Dean for Global Initiatives, The Wharton SchoolThe recipient of multiple awards for outstanding research in strategic management at the Academy of Management, Harbir’s research centers on...
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Smetters, Kent

Boettner Associate Professor, Professor of Insurance and Risk Management, The Wharton School

Kent received his PhD in economics in 1995 from Harvard University and worked for the U.S. Congress from 1995 to...
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Souleles, Nicholas

Associate Professor of Finance, The Wharton School

Dr. Nicholas S. Souleles' research focuses on macroeconomics and consumer finances, namely households’ spending, saving/borrowing, and portfolio decisions. He was...
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Stine, Robert

Professor of Statistics, The Wharton School

Dr. Robert Stine is a frequent consultant to industry. Some of his work has focused on the development of practical...
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Terwiesch, Christian

Andrew M. Heller Professor; Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics; Co-Director, William and Phyllis Mack Institute for Innovation Management, The Wharton School

BusinessWeek, the Financial Times and the Sloan Management Review have all featured Christian’s novel, process-based approach to innovation outlined in...
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Thompson, James D.

Co-founder and Director, Wharton Social Enterprise Program, The Wharton School

Jim teaches in Wharton Executive Education programs and works with management teams around the world. Prior to joining the academic...
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Ulrich, Karl CIBC Endowed Professor; Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions; Professor of Management; Vice Dean of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, The Wharton SchoolA holder of more than 20 patents for medical devices, tools, food products, sporting goods, and more, Karl’s expertise is...
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Urban, Greg

The Arthur Hobson Quinn Professor, Professor of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania

Greg Urban has been teaching at the University of Pennsylvania since 1994. His areas of specialization include cultural and linguistic...
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Useem, Michael

William and Jacalyn Egan Professor of Management; Editor, Wharton Leadership Digest; Director, Center for Leadership and Change Management, The Wharton School

Michael is a professor of management and the director of Wharton’s Center for Leadership and Change Management at Wharton. His...
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Van den Bulte, Christophe

Gayfryd Steinberg Professor, Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

Professor Van den Bulte’s research focuses on how new products and technologies gain market acceptance and on how social networks...
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Verrecchia, Robert

Elizabeth F. Putzel Professor, Professor of Accounting, The Wharton School

Robert E. Verrecchia has been a Professor of Accounting on the faculty of the Wharton School since 1983, and served...
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Wessels, David

Adjunct Associate Professor of Finance, The Wharton School

Named by BusinessWeek as one of the nation’s top business school instructors, David’s expertise is in corporate valuation, investment banking,...
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Williams, Patti

Ira A. Lipman Associate Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

The recipient of multiple Wharton Excellence in Teaching awards, Patti Williams’ interests cover the role of emotions in consumer decision-making....
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Wind, Jerry

Lauder Professor, Director, SEI Center for Advanced Studies in Management, Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

Yoram (Jerry) Wind joined the Wharton faculty in 1967, after receiving his doctorate from Stanford University. Since 1988, he has...
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Zhang, Z. John

Murrel J. Ades Professor, Professor of Marketing; Director, Penn Wharton China Center, The Wharton School

A pricing and marketing management expert, John’s research focuses primarily on competitive pricing strategies, the design of pricing structures, and...
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