Ben Franklin Spirit of Philadelphia Award – Ravi Kanneganti Benjamin Schutter Award for Perseverance and Community – Adebunkola “Buki” Samuel Class of 2013 Core Value Award for Community – Eric Girloy Class of 2013 Core Value Award for Integrity – Marty Long Class of 2013 Core Value Award for Leadership – Chanel Alexander Joseph P […]
Emil Pitkin, PhD is a Lecturer and Research Scholar in Statistics at The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania. He is also the founder and CEO of GovPredict, a company that provides political organizations with valuable technology, research, and analytics to aid in their decision-making processes. In 2018 Professor Pitkin was awarded the Helen Kardon Moss Anvil Award for “Exemplifying Outstanding Teaching Quality.” He graciously agreed to be interviewed about his teaching philosophy and his experience as founder and CEO of a successful startup.
“Our deepest fear is not that that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It’s not the dark but the light that frightens us.”
– Marianne Williamson
How I discovered the sides of the MBA I never knew existed and lived the life I never thought I would.