Thriving in a Changing World

Saturday, March 25, 2023

Singh Center for Nanotechnology
3205 Walnut Street, Philadelphia


Please join us on campus for our annual M&T signature event celebrating students and connecting alumni!

2023 M&T Summit

Keynote Address

Radhika Gupta’05 is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at Edelweiss Asset Management Limited, one of India’s fastest-growing asset management companies.

Under Radhika’s leadership, Edelweiss AMC has grown from 6,000 crores ($750 million) to 98,000 crores ($12 billion) in assets under management in five years and is recognized as a disruptive and customer-obsessed mutual fund company. Prior to this stint, Radhika was an entrepreneur, who set up Forefront Capital Management, India’s first domestic hedge fund, which was acquired by Edelweiss Financial Services in 2014. Radhika began her career in 2005 at McKinsey & Company as a Business Analyst and later as Portfolio Manager on the global asset allocation team at AQR Capital Management.

Born in Pakistan and schooled across four different continents, Radhika is today hailed as one of the most powerful Indian women in the country’s financial ecosystem. In addition to her role in the global finance industry, she uses the power of storytelling to help inspire young girls to join the workforce. She is a prominent public speaker, known particularly for her breakout talk, “The Girl with a Broken Neck”, and also the acclaimed author of the recently published Limitless:  The Power of Unlocking Your True Potential. In 2022, she was selected as one of the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders. 

Radhika is a graduate of the Penn M&T Program. She received a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in Computer Science from the School of Engineering and Applied Science and a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics (Concentrations in Finance and Management) from Wharton in 2005.

2023 Event Program


7:30 am – 8:45 am Registration & Breakfast


8:45 am – 9:00 am Welcome & Introductory Remark

Vijay Kumar, Nemirovsky Family Dean & Professor, Penn Engineering and Gad Allon, Jeffrey A. Keswin Professor and Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions


9:00 am – 10:00 am Keynote Fireside Chat

Radhika Gupta’05 Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Edelweiss Asset Management Limited

Fireside chat led by Vijay Kumar, Nemirovsky Family Dean & Professor, Penn Engineering


10:00 am – 10:30 am Coffee Break


10:30 am – 11:30 am Market Trends Panel

Alan Cook’95 Founder and CEO , President and CEO Mona Mahajan’00 Senior Investment Strategist Edward Jones, Dan Zwirn’93 CEO & CIO at Arena Investors, LP

Moderated by Lori Rosenkopf, Simon and Midge Palley Professor and Vice Dean of Entrepreneurship, the Wharton School


11:30 am – 12:40 pm Lunch


12:45 pm – 3:00 pm Integration Lab Presentation


3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Coffee Break


3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Second Career Panel

Brian Kravitz’99 Group Product Manager Google, Doug Lawrence’85 Chief Executive Officer Meenal Lele’05 Founder, CEO Lil Mixins, Lloyd Mandell’91 Technology and Business Services Sector Head Glenview Capital

Moderated by Gad Allon, Jeffrey A. Keswin Professor and Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions


3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Student Speed Networking


4:30 pm – 4:45 pm Coffee Break


4:45 pm – 5:00 pm Integration Lab Awards


5:00 pm – 5:30 pm Jerome Fisher M&T Distinguished Alumni awards


5:30 pm  – 5:35 pm Closing Remarks


5:35 pm – 7:00 pm Alumni Cocktail Reception


M&T Summit 2022

March 26th, 2022

Shaping the Future with Creators and Leaders

Keynote Address

Fireside chat with Cliff Asness’88, Managing and Founding Principal AQR
Led by Vijay Kumar, Nemirovsky Family Dean & Professor, Penn Engineering

Founders Panel

Daniel Getelman’13, Co-Founder & CTO at Remix (acq by Via), Maneesha Ghiya’00, Managing Partner & Founder of FemHealth Ventures, and Angela Lai’94, Co-Founder & CEO BetterOmics

Integration Lab Judges

Tim Babich’99, CEO at Nexxus Holdings, Founder & Director at RUNX1 Research Program, Chris Wong’08, Founder & CEO at Flight Health, Allie Rogers’87, Director Aimee Pearl Holdings, Lauren Sholder’04, Business Development at NYDIG

Second Career Panel

Herald Chen’93, President and CFO at AppLovin, Gady Nemirovsky’85, Managing Partner at Inspiration Ventures, Ryan Sheftel’95, CEO Radkl & Partner of GTS, and Monika Shrestha’97, Portfolio Manager at Lazard Asset Management
Moderated by Gad Allon, Jeffry A. Keswin Professor and Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions

Closing Remarks and Awards

Erika H. James, Dean of the Wharton School

M&T Summit 2021

March 20th, 2021

Navigating the Uncharted Waters of a Virtual World

Opening Keynote
A Fireside Chat with Hital Meswani ’90 – Executive Director and Member of the Board of Reliance Industries ltd – Moderated by Penn Engineering Nemirovsky Family Dean Vijay Kumar

Integration Lab Presentations
Judges: Ken Glass M&T’82, Allie Rogers M&T’87, Maneesha Ghiya M&T’00,
Lauren Sholder M&T’04, Danish Munir M&T’09

Closing Keynote
A Fireside Chat with Deika Morrison ’94 – Co-Founder, MD – Mdk Advisory & Consulting Ltd. – Moderated by M&T Director Professor Gad Allon

Closing Remarks by The Wharton School Dean Erika James

M&T Summit 2019

Disruptive Technologies: From Start to Scale
March 30th, 2019

Conversation with Jeff Fluhr M&T’96 – Entrepreneur & General Partner, Craft Ventures – Moderated by Dean Vijay Kumar, SEAS 

Panel – Challenges Associated with Scaling
Boris Bogatin M&T’98 – Entrepreneur & VC Investor
Peggy Choi M&T’06 – Founder & CEO, Lynk
Brandon Christie M&T’12 – Principal, NEA
Reshma Sohoni M&T’98- Co-Founder, SeedCamp
Moderated by Professor Saikat Chaudhuri

Structured Speed Networking
Tim Babich M&T’99, Prateek Bhide M&T’11, Peggy Choi M&T’06 Alan Frost M&T’87, Jonathan Haski M&T’11, Han Hu M&T’08, Doug Lawrence M&T’85,
Jeffrey Keswin M&T’90, Danielle Rubin M&T’16, Reshma Sohoni M&T’98

Fireside Chat with Josh Kopelman W’93 – Entrepreneur & Founder of First Round Capital – Moderated by Professor Gad Allon 

M&T Summit 2018

Big Data & Personalized Health
March 24th, 2018

Opening KeynoteJeff Luhnow M&T’89, General Manager for Houston Astros
Pro Sports in the Era of Big Data & Wearables

Panel 1- Big Data Analytics in Health
Gary Eichenbaum M&T’95 Vice President, Preclinical science & safety, J & J
Clifford Jones M&T’07, Founder & CEO of AllazoHealth
Jay Komernani M&T’05 Founder & Chair, Human Diagnosis Project

Panel 2- Technology Innovation & the changing Business of Health
Jesse Beyroutey M&T’11 Partner, IA Venture
Kunal Ghosh M&T’03 Founder & CEO, Inscopix
Meenal Lele M&T’05 Director, Clinical affairs, VelanoVascular

Afternoon KeynoteScott Snyder SEAS ’87, Partner, Digital and Innovation at Heidrick & Struggles
From Fintech to Health tech-Technology trends for the next 5 years


The Jerome Fisher Program in Management & Technology
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Philadelphia, PA 19104

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