Karl Ulrich, ScD

Karl Ulrich

CIBC Endowed Professor; Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions; Professor of Management; Vice Dean of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, The Wharton School

Research Interests:

Environmental issues, product design and development, innovation

About Karl:

A holder of more than 20 patents for medical devices, tools, food products, sporting goods, and more, Karl has expertise in innovation, entrepreneurship and product development. He is the co-founder of the Weiss Tech House and the Integrated Design Program at the University of Pennsylvania. Karl’s Xootr scooter was recognized by BusinessWeek as one of the coolest products of the 21st Century.

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Executive Education Programs Taught:

Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program: Scaling Your Business

This three-month online certificate program provides entrepreneurs with a proven toolkit that goes beyond the idea. Leveraging Wharton’s strength in data-driven outcomes, learn proven techniques for scaling your business including how to build a team, choose the right legal structure, generate demand, and finance growth.

Mastering Innovation: Strategy, Process, and Tools

Academic Director

Innovation is a process that can be managed and perfected to help organizations increase their value and achieve new levels of success. Become the catalyst for company-wide change when you learn how to construct the architecture that drives innovation in an organization.