Wharton | San Francisco EMBA Students Explore Business and Culture in China

Second-year Wharton | San Francisco EMBA students visit Tencent during their class trip to China.

Second-year EMBA student Jessie Feng, an associate director at PricewaterhouseCoopers, helped organize the International Seminar trip to China for Wharton | San Francisco executive MBA students. I’m from China and organized a committee to pitch China as the destination for our International Seminar trip, which follows our core courses CompetitiveRead More

Long-Time Wharton EMBA Professor Discusses the “Forward-Looking CFO”

Wharton Prof. John Percival

Wharton executive MBA students have benefited from Prof. John R. Percival’s wealth of finance knowledge for more than 35 years. The recipient of numerous teaching awards, he most recently received Wharton’s EMBA Core Teaching Award for Financial Analysis. In addition to teaching executive MBA students, he also has served asRead More

Wharton’s East-Coast EMBA Class Gets Pumped Up in Argentina

The East-Coast class visited a CrossFit gym during their international seminar trip to Argentina.

Jennifer Navarro, a second-year student in Wharton’s executive MBA program in Philadelphia, is director of government relations for a Virginia-based aerospace and defense company. For our international seminar trip, we had several choices: Argentina, Hong Kong, Singapore and India. While all of them sounded interesting, my class ultimately selected Argentina.Read 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

Google’s Head of Travel Industry Reflects on Her Wharton Experience

Wharton | San Francisco EMBA alumna Tran Hang, WG'10

Before coming to Wharton, Tran Hang, WG’10, worked at Google. While a student in Wharton’s EMBA program in San Francisco, she took on a role to oversee sales operations for the company’s travel industry practice. After graduating from Wharton, she became Google’s head of travel industry, overseeing more holistically allRead 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

Wharton EMBA Alumnus Takes on New Role in Indonesia

Wharton | San Francisco EMBA Alumnus Jess Kindler, (third from left, back row),WG'12

After graduating from Wharton | San Francisco last year, Wharton EMBA alumnus Jess Kindler was promoted to general manager of PT Atlas Copco Nusantara. He’s based in Jakarta, Indonesia and was recently featured on the cover of Coal Asia Magazine. We caught up with him in Indonesia and asked aboutRead More

Entrepreneur Vinod Khosla Guest Lectures at Wharton | San Francisco

Arun Kumar, WG'14

Second-year Wharton EMBA student Arun Kumar recently invited venture capitalist Vinod Khosla to guest lecture to his classmates in San Francisco. We asked Arun, who is a research scientist at Medtronic in Minneapolis, Minn., to tell us about this event and the importance of guest speakers in the executive MBARead More

Congratulations to Wharton Executive MBA Graduates ’13

Wharton EMBA Graduation in Philadelphia

It’s been an exciting and busy two years for our newest Wharton executive MBA graduates. During the program, the East Coast class of 2013 celebrated the birth of 14 babies, four weddings, and one engagement between two classmates who met at Wharton. In the West Coast EMBA graduating class, thereRead More