Meet the Wharton EMBA Staff: Alicia Landis

Alicia Landis

When you contact our Philadelphia EMBA office, Alicia Landis is one of the first staff members you’ll meet. As admissions coordinator for the East Coast MBA for Executives Program, Alicia processes all applications and organizes many information receptions. What are your main roles as admission coordinator? I set up interviewsRead More

Have Career Management Services Questions? Our Directors Have Answers

How do EMBA career services differ from full-time MBA career services? Can EMBA students participate in on-campus recruiting? What job search resources are available to executive MBA students? In a recent Webinar, our career directors on both coasts answered these questions and many more. Here is an edited transcript ofRead More

Wharton San Francisco Alumna Makes Leap to Launch Startup

Sally Huang, WG'15

Wharton EMBA alumna Sally Huang, WG’15, went from being an employee at Microsoft to full-time entrepreneur during her time at Wharton San Francisco. We asked Sally, the founder and CEO of Roominnate, which provides 3d visualization for the interior design and real estate space, to tell us more about thisRead More

Students See Operations Concepts in Action on Steelmaking Facility Tour

Guilherme Daldon and Wharton EMBA classmates

Executive MBA students at Wharton organize all kinds of events ranging from social gatherings to company visits. First-year Philadelphia student Guilherme Daldon, electrical maintenance manager at Gerdau’s long steel business division, recently offered his classmates a tour of his company’s steel manufacturing facility in Sayreville, NJ. We asked him toRead More

Wharton Prof. Patti Williams Talks Marketing

Wharton Prof. Patti Williams

Most Philadelphia EMBA students meet Prof. Patti Williams in their first core Marketing course, and San Francisco students may meet her at West Coast information receptions. We recently asked Prof. Williams to tell us more about her course and experiences teaching EMBA students. What do you want students to getRead More

Philadelphia Student Expands Network with Electives in San Francisco

Salima Remtulla

When Salima Remtulla, COO of Global Private Investing at D. E. Shaw & Company, L.P., came to Wharton’s executive MBA program in Philadelphia, her goals were to expand her network and explore synergies between her trifecta of passions in finance, hospitality, and end-of-life care. By taking electives in San Francisco,Read More

Commuting to Wharton’s EMBA Program from Moscow

Ays Sharaev

Wharton executive MBA students travel from near and far to the Philadelphia and San Francisco campuses. However, Philadelphia student Ays Sharaev’s commute is a bit longer than usual. The managing partner at Waarde Capital travels every other weekend from Moscow. He recently talked to the Wharton Magazine about his WhartonRead More

Global Consulting Practicum in Brazil Expands Global Perspective

Todd Sierer and GCP team members in Brazil

Wharton’s Global Consulting Practicum (GCP) is a popular way for EMBA students to expand their global perspective. Working with MBA students in another country, they apply classroom knowledge, make broader connections, and learn about business issues in a new region. First-year EMBA student Todd Sierer, director of Americas sales forRead More

Wharton Alumni Magazine Features EMBA Program’s 40th Anniversary

Wharton’s MBA for Executives Program has experienced quite a few turning points since it was launched in 1975. While many aspects that made the program unique then have stayed the same, the program has evolved in significant ways to always meet the changing demands and expectations of students. One bigRead More

International Trip to Indonesia “Broadens Perspective”

David Trecker and EMBA classmates in Indonesia.

Wharton’s EMBA program has a long tradition of organizing international class trips. As second-year Philadelphia student David Trecker explains, “It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to appreciate – with 60 classmates– a foreign culture through the lenses of business, government and social leaders.” David, who is director of market andRead More