Last October, I co-founded Halo Cars, a smart outdoor ads venture designed to bring the targeting and analytical capabilities of online ads to the outdoor world while helping boost driver incomes. Focusing on Halo full-time taught me that entrepreneurship is a game of patience, humility, and appreciation for the small wins Before I came to […]
How to convert a dormant mailing list into active wine club subscribers for a winery? How to match a guest at a restaurant with a great wine from an intimidating list? How to make a private club a preferred destination for all social drinks? Every single wine retailer in the $40B wine US wine industry wants to know. Our alumna, Tiffany Xingyu Wang (WG’17), has the answers and is making her company, Winesona, a sensation in San Francisco.
Cofounders Phoebe Kunitomi and Leigha Field (both Wharton MBA ’19) launched Okko, a digitally-native brand providing intimates made to actually work with women’s dynamic lifestyles. Okko is a company started by women for women whose journey started right at Wharton. Read on for insights into their journey!
Editor’s note: This is a reprint of an article Tala Al Jabri published in Forbes Middle East. She received her MBA from Wharton in 2018 and is currently completing her MPA at Harvard Kennedy School.
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.
“I wanted to help patients on a broader scale than I could as a single physician. I wanted to tackle systems-level challenges, which is what started me on my journey to The Wharton School of Business.”