Ethan Mollick

Co-Founder of Wharton Interactive & Associate Professor at The Wharton School

  • Co-Founder and former VP of Business Development at eMeta Corporation
  • Author of “The Unicorn’s Shadow” and “Changing the Game”

Discover Ethan Mollick’s biography of published work below.

Changing the Game
The Unicorn's Shadow
The Unicorn’s Shadow

Ethan Mollick is a renowned expert in the realms of innovation, technology, and entrepreneurship, currently serving as an Associate Professor at The Wharton School. His journey in these fields is underpinned by an impressive academic and professional background, including a PhD in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from MIT Sloan School of Management, an MBA from the same institution, and a BA in Science, Technology and Policy from Harvard University.

Ethan’s career has been marked by a consistent focus on how innovation drives success in entrepreneurial ventures. This expertise is further augmented by his role as the Co-Founder and VP of Business Development at eMeta Corporation, where he gained first-hand experience in the practical applications of innovative business strategies. His transition into academia did not diminish his entrepreneurial spirit; instead, it provided a new avenue to apply and share his knowledge.

At The Wharton School, Mollick has been instrumental in integrating innovative tools, games, and AI applications into business education, making it more accessible and engaging. His commitment to democratizing education reflects his belief in the transformative power of knowledge and technology. This dedication is further evident in his role as the Co-Founder of Wharton Interactive, which strives to make education more inclusive through interactive games and simulations. Ethan’s shift to focus on the intersection of AI, education, and work demonstrates his ability to stay ahead of the curve in technological advancements. His research in this area explores how AI is reshaping the landscape of education and the workforce, a topic of significant relevance in today’s rapidly evolving digital world. He actively shares his insights and findings on these subjects through his blog, contributing valuable perspectives to both academic and public discourse.

As an author, Ethan has penned influential works such as “The Unicorn’s Shadow” and “Changing the Game”, which delve into the nuances of entrepreneurship and innovation. His publications have attracted attention from major news outlets like CNN and The New York Times, underscoring the impact of his work. Ethan’s extensive experience and knowledge make him an invaluable speaker on topics related to entrepreneurship, innovation, technology, and AI. His ability to articulate complex ideas in an engaging manner, combined with his insights drawn from both academic research and practical experience, render him an ideal keynote speaker for various events. Whether addressing startups or government agencies, Ethan Mollick brings a wealth of expertise and a unique perspective to the table, making him a sought-after voice in the fields of innovation and technology.

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