Alumni Profiles

Wharton’s alumni network is the largest and strongest of any leading business school. More than 94,000 alumni live and work in more than 153 countries, including more than 1,500 doctoral alumni worldwide. Doctoral graduates continue their strong relationships with faculty and peers long after graduation, collaborating and exchanging ideas through shared research and in professional gatherings. In addition to Wharton’s active alumni base, you gain access to Penn’s larger alumni network of 250,000 graduates.

zechman_feature (1)“The faculty at Wharton were very supportive… They let me set my own [research] agenda, but helped ensure that agenda would be successful,” says alumnus Sara Zechman, who is on the faculty at the University of Chicago.

Ray_feature (2)“Whatever you want to do, there is someone at Wharton who knows something about it,” says alumnus Sugata Ray, who is on the faculty at the University of Florida.

Browse profiles of doctoral alumni:

Wilfred Amaldoss
PhD 1998, Marketing
The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University

Kate  Bundorf
Stanford School of Medicine

Gina Cattani
PhD, 2004
New York University Stern School of Business

Erica Johnson
PhD 2010, Business & Public Policy
U.S. Department of Education

Blake McShane
PhD 2010, Statistics
Northwestern University

Marcelo Olivares
PhD 2007, Operations, Information Management & Decision Processes
Columbia University

Sugata Ray
PhD 2009, Finance
University of Florida

Karl Russo
PhD 2008, Business & Public Policy
Joint Committee on Taxation, U.S. Congress

Sarah Zechman
PhD 2008, Accounting
University of Chicago