Wharton Webinar - Making Sense of Blockchain: Charting a Strategic Path Forward

Date and Time
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
12:00pm— 1:00pm
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This webinar is part of the Wharton Alumni Webinar Series in an effort to offer life-long learning opportunities to alumni. The webinar is provided at no cost to club members.

Wharton Alumni Relations is excited to bring you the next webinar for the 2018-2019 season offered to our Wharton alumni community.  If you are not already a member of our club, we encourage you to join and take advantage of this valuable benefit.

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Webinar Title: Making Sense of Blockchain: Charting a Strategic Path Forward

Webinar Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Webinar Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm EDT

Led By:

Saikat Chaudhuri, Adjunct Associate Professor of Management and Executive Director of Mack Institute for Innovation Management

Cost: FREE to current WHCMAA club members 

Pre-registration is available now for current WHCMAA members!   Space is limited so register today!

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About this Session:

Blockchain has been hailed as the biggest development since the internet, but how can firms approach such a promising but risky new technology? This webinar will help managers make strategic decisions about blockchain. Participants will gain insight on considering whether their firm needs blockchain, how it might impact their existing business, and strategic choices for implementation.

Webinar Series and Fast Chat Schedule for 2018-19


    •  10.2.18: Webinar  – Joe Talks: Ideas that Matter.
      • Speakers: Andrea Contigiani, Basima Tewfik, and Edward Chang
    • 10.16.18: Webinar – Saikat Chaudhuri, “Making Sense of Blockchain: Charting a Strategic Path Forward”
    • 10.23.18: Fast Chat - Career Resources


    • 11.7.18: Webinar – Ethan Mollick, “Evidence-Based Entrepreneurship”
    • 11.28.18: Webinar – Mike Useem and Howard Kunreuther, “Mastering Catastrophic Risk: How Companies are Coping with Disruption”


    • 12.11.18: Fast Chat - Quick Connections in Energy


    • 1.17.19: Webinar – Pete Fader and Anthony Choe, “Customer-Based Corporate Valuation”
    • 1.29.19 Fast Chat - Quick Connections in Finance


    • 2.13.19: Webinar – John Paul MacDuffie, “Fast-Moving Vehicle and Mobility Ecosystems: How Much Disruption and How Soon?”


    • 3.13.19: Webinar – Mary-Hunter “Mae” McDonnell, “Gender Diversity and Ethics in the Workplace”
    •  3.26.19: Fast Chat - Quick Connections in Social Impact


    • 4.3.19: Webinar – Vit Henisz, “Corporate Propaganda: False Flags, Shills, Astroturfing, and Sock Puppets”


    • 5.2.19 Webinar – Americus Reed, “Harnessing the Power of Identity Loyalty”
    • 5.7.19 Fast Chat - Quick Connections for Wharton Alumnae