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Bringing together top leaders, innovators and renowned faculty from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania discussing topics that matter to consumers and the business world.

    The Tricky World of Sustainable, Ethical Investing

    The Tricky World of Sustainable, Ethical Investing

    Wharton Professor of Marketing Cait Lamberton says for more investors to participate in sustainable (socially conscious) investing financial services firms must change their marketing tactics.

    • 21 min
    Why 'Autos+Tech' Is the Best Path for Automated Vehicles

    Why 'Autos+Tech' Is the Best Path for Automated Vehicles

    When it comes to automated vehicles, many think tech companies have the upper hand over the auto industry. Wharton Professor John Paul Macduffie visited the studio to discuss his latest article in the MIT Sloan Management Review about why he thinks the automotive industry and tech must work together to come up with winning mobility offerings that will meet the needs of users.

    • 20 min
    What Does It Take to Be a Good Leader?

    What Does It Take to Be a Good Leader?

    Lloyd Howell Jr., Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer at Booz Allen - and recent guest of the Wharton Leadership Lecture Series - talks to Dan Loney about what he sees are the most important values both in a leader and leadership team, his experience at Booz Allen and his advice for students today as they prepare to enter the workforce and build their careers.

    • 15 min
    What's 'In Store' for Retail This Year as Stores Continue to Close?

    What's 'In Store' for Retail This Year as Stores Continue to Close?

    More than 9,000 retail stores closed their doors in 2019, and the trend is continuing into 2020 with the recent announcements that Pier 1, Macy's and Forever 21 will join the ranks. Wharton's Adjunct Professor of Marketing Herb Kleinberger joined Dan Loney to talk about this trend, and how AI, the Internet of things and e-commerce will continue to shape the future of retail.

    • 11 min
    AI & Data Collection: Is Privacy As We Know It Over?

    AI & Data Collection: Is Privacy As We Know It Over?

    The advent and use of artificial intelligence - or AI - is leading to deeper conversations about the influence this technology will have in the years ahead, particularly as it relates to data collection and privacy. Technical Co-Lead of Google's Ethical Artificial Intelligence Team Timnit Gebru talks about her biggest concerns around data collection, changes that need to occur at the company structure and policy level, and diversity in tech.

    • 13 min
    Can Senator Sanders's 'Medicare for All' Plan Actually Work?

    Can Senator Sanders's 'Medicare for All' Plan Actually Work?

    Democratic candidate Senator Bernie Sanders has been touting his 'Medicare for All' plan on the campaign trail, which he says will dramatically improve healthcare for all Americans. But many questions remain, including how the plan will be financed. Last week, the Penn Wharton Budget Model released its analysis of the Senator's plan, which in one scenario, showed that within 40 years the GDP will decline by 24%. Professor Kent Smetters sat down with Dan Loney to talk about the pros and cons of Medicare for All and the Budget Model's analysis of the various financing mechanisms in detail.

    • 17 min

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