Talk with Winesona Founder: A Tale of Wine and Data

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.

Meet Professor Emil Pitkin: Statistician & CEO

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.