Wharton EMBA Degree Makes International Impact

Gus Giraldo, WG'06

Wharton EMBA alumnus Gus Giraldo, WG’06, CEO and country manager of CIGNA Thailand, says that his Wharton education has been very valuable in accelerating his international career. We asked him to tell us more about his experience at Wharton. Here is what he said: On coming to Wharton’s EMBA program…Read More

David Pottruck on Teaching Wharton EMBA Students

David Pottruck

Wharton alumnus David Pottruck, the former CEO of Charles Schwab, author, and chairman/CEO of Red Eagle Ventures in San Francisco, brings a lot of experience to Wharton’s EMBA program where he teaches his award-winning Managing Organizational Change course. We asked David to tell us more about his class and newRead More

Leadership Advice From MassMutual CEO Roger Crandall

Roger Crandall (WG'02), Chairman, President, and CEO, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co., delivering a Leadership Lecture at Wharton

  Roger Crandall, chairman, president and CEO of MassMutual, graduated from Wharton’s East Coast executive MBA program in 2002. During an interview on Sirius XM radio show “Leadership in Action,” Roger Crandall talks leadership with Professor Mike Useem. The following are edited excerpts from the show: Learning from Crises I startedRead More

How an EMBA Transformed My Accounting Career

Andrea Funk, WG'01, CEO of Cambridge-Lee Industries

Wharton executive MBA alumna Andrea (“Andi”) Funk, WG’01, was recently named CEO of metals company Cambridge-Lee Industries in Reading, Penn. We caught up with Andi to learn more about her time at Wharton and what she describes as her “transformational” career journey. After working as a CPA for several years,Read More

Students Leave Unique Parting Gift in Rwanda

Wharton EMBA student Kristal Dehnad

Wharton San Francisco EMBA student Kristal Dehnad, director of the Charitable Trust Program at Stanford University, coauthored a blog for the Wharton Magazine about her experience in the Global Modular Course “Conflict, Leadership and Change: Lessons from Rwanda.” At the end of that course, Dehnad and her classmates left aRead More

Learning Transformational Leadership in Rwanda with Executive MBA Professor

Global Modular Course in Rwanda Wharton Executive MBA Professor Katherine Klein, vice dean of the Wharton Social Impact Initiative, designed the global modular course, “Conflict, Leadership and Change: Lessons from Rwanda,” as a case study for students to learn about both failed and transformational leadership. She recently returned from Rwanda where she and Eric Kacou, aRead More

Wharton EMBA Alumnus Alex Gorsky Named CEO of Johnson & Johnson

Congratulations to alumnus Alex Gorsky for being named CEO of Johnson & Johnson. Alex, who graduated from Wharton’s East Coast EMBA program in 1996, has worked for J&J for almost 15 years, starting his career as a sales representative and advancing through several sales, marketing and management positions until hisRead More

Wharton Nonprofit Board Leadership Program Expands to Wharton|San Francisco

Hands-on learning is nothing new for Wharton EMBA students. After all, they go right back to their offices after weekends in the classroom to apply what they have learned. And they have ample opportunities for hands-on learning outside of work through International Seminars, the Global Consulting Practicum and Wharton’s LeadershipRead More

Wharton Sponsors Diversity and Leadership Conference

Diversity is critical to the success of our programs at the Wharton school.  Diversity of our student body and diversity of our academic curriculum enhance the learning environment, creating greater student engagement where each individual has an opportunity to contribute and thrive.