The BizTech@Wharton Conference is back for its 17th year this Friday at Center City’s Loews Philadelphia Hotel with mainstay features like its Startup Pavilion showcase and numerous panels, as well as several high-profile speakers.
Organized by Wharton MBA students, the conference focuses on how technology is creating new business models and shaking up established ones, said the conference’s director of marketing Dan Martin.
This year’s keynote speakers are Lauren States, Vice President and CTO for Cloud Computing and Growth Initiatives for IBM’s Corporate Strategy team, and Jonathan Rochelle, product manager for Google Apps.
Register here. Tickets range from $55-$150 depending on if you’re an undergrad, grad student or professional. Use discount code “InnovationAtWharton” for $20 off.
Martin said panels will focus on:
- mobile monetization
- tech entrepreneurship
- the cloud and big data
- the future of eCommerce
More than a dozen startups (local and otherwise) will be on hand to chat at the conference’s Startup Pavilion, including Cloudmine, ApprenNet, Co-Ed Supply and DreamIt Ventures companies Charlie and Cloudamize (formerly Cirrimize). Find the full list of startups here.
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