2021 CONFERENCE TEAM

THE WHARTON PEOPLE ANALYTICS TEAM

Adam Grant

The Saul P. Steinberg Professor of Management and Psychology
Faculty Co-Director, Wharton People Analytics
Author of Originals and Give and Take
Coauthor of Option B with Sheryl Sandberg

Cade Massey

Practice Professor, Operations, Information, and Decisions
Faculty Co-Director, Wharton People Analytics
Host, Wharton Moneyball, SiriusXM 132,
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Laura Zarrow

Executive Director, Wharton People Analytics
Host, Women@Work, SiriusXM 132,
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THE MBA STUDENT CONFERENCE TEAM

The Wharton People Analytics Conference is driven by a team of competitively selected students working in partnership with our faculty and staff. As a result, the conference benefits from the full breadth of our collective perspectives and skills.

LEADERSHIP

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Kitty Cook

Conference Co-Chair

Kitty is a second year MBA student at Wharton. Prior to Wharton, she was an Assistant Vice President on the Strategy & Corporate Development team at Barclays, where she assisted business leaders across Barclays’ portfolio with strategy and growth opportunities. She graduated from Princeton University with a BA in Politics and a Certificate in Values & Public Life.

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Sumegh Sodani

Conference Co-Chair

Sumegh is a second year MBA student at Wharton. Prior to Wharton, he was a Senior Consultant at Deloitte Consulting, where he helped law enforcement organizations with strategic planning, human capital design, and risk management. He graduated from Georgetown University with a BS in Foreign Service.

Nathan Case

Nathan Case

Vice Chair, Sponsorship

Nathan is a first-year MBA student at Wharton. Prior to Wharton, he was a Consultant at Deloitte, where he focused primarily in the customer strategy and pricing analytics spaces. He graduated from the University of Maryland with BSs in Finance and Accounting.

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Carly Cox

Vice Chair, Competitions

Carly is a second-year MBA student at Wharton. Prior to Wharton, she was a Senior Consultant at Deloitte Consulting, where she helped executive clients implement human capital strategies and transformations. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University with BAs in Writing Seminars and Spanish.

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Jackie Olwell

Vice Chair, Marketing & Analytics

Jackie is a second-year MBA student at Wharton. Prior to Wharton, she was a Consultant at Boston Consulting Group, where she focused primarily on healthcare and media and technology clients. She graduated from Columbia University with a BS in Operations Research.

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Alyssa Frantz

Director, Marketing & Analytics

Alyssa is a first year MBA student at Wharton. Prior to Wharton, she was a Business Intelligence Analyst at CAVA Group, where she used analytics to help restaurant leaders improve operations and make more data-driven decisions. She graduated from Duke University with a BA in Public Policy Studies. 

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Annie Heinrich

Director, Competitions

Annie is a first year MBA student at Wharton. Prior to Wharton, she was a Lead Associate on the Strategy & Corporate Development team at Willis Towers Watson, where she helped business leaders evaluate strategic priorities, potential acquisitions and corporate venture capital investments. She graduated from Rice University with a BA in English.

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Yi Yang

Director, Competitions

Yi is a first year MBA student at Wharton. Prior to Wharton, she was a Lead Actuarial Analyst working on the Government Business team at Cigna, where she determined pricing strategy and reserves for health insurance. She graduated from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore with a BS in Mathematics and Economics, and Columbia University with a MS in Actuarial Science.

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Brie Groh

Director, Programming & Logistics

Brie Groh is a first year MBA student at Wharton. Prior to Wharton, she was a Business Development Analyst at NetCHB, LLC, where she worked with the sales and support teams to improve the customer onboarding experience and research ongoing import regulation changes. She graduated from Haverford College with a BA in Economics and minor in Statistics.

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Sydney Harrison

Director, Programming & Logistics

Sydney Harrison is a first year MBA student at Wharton. Prior to Wharton, she was a freelance Film Production Manager, working with many different production agencies to create advertisements, music videos, and documentaries. She graduated from Berklee College of Music with a BM in Music Composition.

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Siddharth Patel

Director, Marketing & Analytics

Sid is a first-year MBA student at Wharton. Prior to Wharton, he was a Senior Process Engineer at Bridgestone, where he worked in new product development, introduction, and commercialization. He graduated from New Jersey Institute of Technology with a BS in Chemical Engineering.