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Nov. 5, 2012 9:30 am

Smartest People in Philadelphia: 13 technologists Philly mag highlights

We don’t need to tell you, but yeah, duh: the Philly tech scene is full of insanely smart people. So it’s no surprise that the community had a strong showing in Philadelphia Magazine‘s list of more than 30 of The Smartest People in Philadelphia. Here’s a recap of the tech scene mentions, along with a […]

Vijay Kumar, Penn robotics professor, whom Philly Mag named one of the smartest people in Philadelphia. Photo by Jonathan Barkat via Philly Mag.

We don’t need to tell you, but yeah, duh: the Philly tech scene is full of insanely smart people. So it’s no surprise that the community had a strong showing in Philadelphia Magazine‘s list of more than 30 of The Smartest People in Philadelphia.

Here’s a recap of the tech scene mentions, along with a few newer faces. Also, don’t miss the whole category of Philly’s smartest in Medicine, which we’re not listing here, and the magazine’s cover story on eight big trends that are reshaping Philadelphia, which includes various innovations.

Technology, digital arts and innovation has made its way into Phillymag through its of Best of Philly series in recent years, and there was a 2010 cover story on the tech scene, though it had some problems.

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Juliana Reyes

Juliana Reyes has been covering the Philadelphia tech scene since 2012. She's co-president of the Asian American Journalists Association Philadelphia chapter and a two-time Philadelphia News Award winner for "Community Reporting of the Year." The Bryn Mawr College grad lives in West Philly, likes her food spicy and wears jumpsuits often.

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