Archive for July, 2008

Business Day (South Africa) Societal Wealth Program and its Director, James Thompson Featured

July 21, 2008

James Thompson, director of WEP’s Societal Wealth¬†Program was interviewed by South Africa’s leading business publication, Business Day while participating in the Wharton Global Alumni Forum in Cape Town.

In the article, entitled, “Sowing the seeds of wealth beyond the bottom line” Jim explains the genesis of the Program which he co-founded with Prof. Ian MacMillan, as well as the impact its had in Southern Africa.¬† MORE

“Legends of Success”: Michelle Peluso interviewed by John Resnick

July 17, 2008

Legends of Success, a nationally syndicated weekly radio program where business leaders talk about their road to success, features Wharton alum Site59.com co-founder and Travelocity CEO Michelle Peluso (W’93). MORE

CNBC, Fox News, Bloomberg Brazil (& others): NASDAQ Selects Wharton BPC Grand Prize Winners, Solixia as Closing Bell Ringers

July 8, 2008

2008 Wharton MBA alums Brian Smith and Irene Susantio, team leaders of Wharton Business Plan Competition grand prize winning team Solixia, joined family, friends and Wharton Alumni Club members to ring the closing bell at Nasdaq. MORE