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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 began as lead reporter at Technical.ly Philly in July 2012. Previously, she was a city services beat reporter for the Philadelphia Daily News, as part of a project called “It’s Our Money.” She is learning to drive, learning to bike (in the city) but is an expert at taking SEPTA. She grew up in North Jersey and Manila, Philippines but she left the tropics for Bryn Mawr College, where she majored in linguistics. She now lives in West Philly.

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