Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative to Host Analytics Accelerator Summit, Nov. 2, 2018

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What: The Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative (WCAI) will host its second annual Analytics Accelerator Summit featuring student presentations after a month-long Accelerator Challenge. Hand-selected Penn and Wharton students, ranging from undergrads to MBAs, have worked in tandem with four companies to solve real-world customer data analytics problems. From the internationally-acclaimed Barnes Foundation to data powerhouse Fuel Cycle, the Summit will showcase the students’ innovative solutions, processes and findings for each problem. Following the presentations, there will be a networking session for companies who are looking to introduce data and analytics methods or put their existing data to work.


When: Friday, November 2, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

8:00 – 8:30 AM: Registration and Breakfast

8:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Student & Company Project Presentations

12:00 – 1:00 PM: Networking Reception

Find full agenda here

Where: Steinberg Hall – Dietrich Hall, Room 351

3620 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 

RSVP: Media registration is required to attend. Please request press credentials by contacting Wharton Media Relations at communications@wharton.upenn.edu or 215-898-8036.

About Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative

The Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative (WCAI) is the world’s preeminent research center focusing on the development and application of customer analytics methods. WCAI is the intersection of academia and industry enabling students and academic researchers to help companies understand the potential of their data.

About Wharton

Founded in 1881 as the first collegiate business school, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is recognized globally for intellectual leadership and ongoing innovation across every major discipline of business education. With a broad global community and one of the most published business school faculties, Wharton creates economic and social value around the world. The School has 5,000 undergraduateMBAexecutive MBA, and doctoral students; more than 13,000 participants in executive education programs annually and a powerful alumni network of 98,000 graduates.