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April 13, 2012


7. Be True To Your Quant School

It was important that we clarify and achieve consistency for the Wharton brand. It was a matter of finding a shared understanding of what the brand is all about. Words such as knowledge, analytics, rigor came up [in focus groups]. Initially, there was no single platform that we could identify.

— Thomas Robertson, dean and a marketing professor for University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, on attempts to lure more quants.

Source: Wall Street Journal

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