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Oct
11

Eighth Annual Entrepreneurship Alumni Dinner

October 11, 2018

Thursday, October 11 | 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM PDT
Wharton San Francisco

Honoring the accomplishment of Wharton alumnus, Marc Lore, President and CEO of Walmart eCommerce U.S. and Founder of Jet.com with the

Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship Alumni Achievement Award

Join us for this invitation-only event celebrating our entrepreneurial alumni in the
San Francisco Bay Area and worldwide.
Come to hear Marc’s story, make the most of the Penn/Wharton network, and have a great time!

Want to learn more about Marc Lore?
Listen to Karl Ulrich interview Marc in 2016 on Wharton Launch Pad about his journey with Jet.com.

If you are interested in attending please contact Allison Grant.

Thursday, October 11
6:00 pm − 9:30 pm

Dinner reception 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Formal program begins at 7:30 pm

Dessert reception 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Wharton San Francisco
2 Harrison Street, 6th Floor
San Francisco, CA  94105

Cost: $100
Space is limited, tickets will not be available at the door. No refunds after October 3.

Marc Lore is president and CEO of Walmart eCommerce U.S. He was appointed in September 2016 to lead U.S. e-commerce when his company Jet.com was acquired by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Prior to Walmart, Marc founded and served as CEO of Jet.com, growing to a 1 billion gross merchandise value run rate in its first year before being acquired by Walmart.

Prior to Jet, Marc was the co-founder and CEO of Quidsi, the parent company of e-commerce websites Diapers.com, Soap.com, Wag.com and more. The company was founded in 2005 and sold to Amazon in 2011 for $550 million.

Marc’s industry accolades include E&Y’s Entrepreneur of the Year regional winner and Fortune’s “smartest people in technology.”

He graduated from Bucknell University, where he received a B.A. in Business Management and Economics, graduating cum laude. Marc also attended the Wharton MBA Program.

Click here to learn more about Marc.

If you are interested in attending please contact Allison Grant.

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  • Date: Thursday, October 11
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM PDT