Welcome to the Wharton Global Alumni Forum in San Francisco

Welcome to the official website of the 40th Wharton Global Alumni Forum.  The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania will host its 2011 forum in San Francisco, which coincides with the 10th anniversary of the establishment of Wharton | San Francisco, the School's West Coast campus and home to a thriving MBA Program for Executives.

All Wharton alumni are welcome and encouraged to attend this historic Forum.  Forum speakers will hail from North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Asia, toward the goal of showcasing the views of a broad cross-section of those who are working toward positive change in the world.
Through this website you can learn about the program, its content, speakers and the Forum's theme "Creative Solutions for Global Challenges," which will be addressed along two dimensions: the first is by topic, and includes equity, inclusion, prosperity, peace and sustainability; and the second is geographical, and includes regions that demand fresh approaches.  

Please note:  This is a dynamic site, and it will change often between now and the start of the Forum on June 23, 2011.  Check back regularly for updates to the program.

Welcome Message from the Dean

Thomas S. Robertson 

The Wharton School

Welcome from the Co-Chairmen

S.A. Ibrahim, WG'78,


The Wharton Global Alumni Forum in San Francisco

David S. Pottruck, C'70, WG'72,


The Wharton Global Alumni Forum in San Francisco

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Featured keynote speakers at this year's Forum in San Francisco:

Craig Venter

Founder, Chairman and President
J. Craig Venter Institute

Levin Zhu

President and CEO of China International Capital Corporation Limited
Chairman of Management Committee of CICC
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