Wharton Ventures Into Silicon Valley

Wharton Ventures Into Silicon Valley

Forty undergraduate students spent a week in San Francisco in early January for pilot course WH 297x, titled Wharton Industry Exploration Program: The San Francisco Bay Area Tech Sector. The course provided a unique on-site look at what Lori Rosenkopf—vice dean of Wharton’s Undergraduate Division, Simon and Midge Palley Professor and the course’s instructor—termed the “Silicon Valley ecosystem.”

The four-day-long class included several panel discussions at Wharton | San Francisco, including one featuring prominent Silicon Valley entrepreneurs Mark Pincus, W’88 (founder of the game developer Zynga) and Andy Rachleff W’80 (co-founder of the online investment service Wealthfront), and moderated by Dean Geoffrey Garrett.

Enjoy the photos below taken before, during and after the presentation.

 

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Read more about the Wharton Industry Exploration Program from a student’s perspective in the Wharton Entrepreneurship Blog post, “San Francisco Through Student Eyes.”

 

 

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