Who are Wharton’s Forbes 30 Under 30?

By Mike Kaiser, Digital Content Producer, Wharton Marketing and Communications

Forbes revealed its annual 30 Under 30 list, and 16 Wharton alumni (and one current Wharton MBA student) made the cut across eight different industry categories. The annual rankings highlight the 600 young disruptors, innovators and entrepreneurs who are “transforming the world” in 20 fields.

Among this year’s honorees from the Wharton community are Michelle Domanico W’08, Joshua Klivan W’08 and Brian Welch W’08 in the Finance category; Daniel Fine W’15 and Jonathan Wu W’08 for Retail & E-Commerce; Jesse Beyroutey ENG’11/GEN’11/W11, Derek Chu W’11, Matt Gatto ENG’09/W’09, Sarah X. Guo C’11/W’11/G’12/WG’12, Aaron Jacobson ENG’09/W’09 and Zachary Kaplan W’08 all making the list for Venture Capital; JJ Fliegelman C’11/W’11 earning a spot in Enterprise Tech; Spencer Penn W’14/GEN’15 in Social Entrepreneurs; Stafford Palmieri WG’16 in Law & Policy; Brian Powers W’13 for Food & Drink; and Cassandra Tognoni W’09 in the Education category.

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