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Knowledge @Wharton: June 9, 2015

Host Dan Loney is joined by Amy Sepinwall (Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Legal Studies and Business Ethics), Sheryl Kingsberg (Chief of the Behavioral Medicine Division, Case Medical Center), R Ray Wang (CEO and Principal Analyst, Constellation Research), Arthur Leonard Caplan PhD (Director of the Division of Medical Ethics; former University of Pennsylvania Bioethicist, NYU Langone Medical Center), Amanda Gailey (Assistant Professor of English, University of Nebraska), Scott Harrington (Professor, Health Care Management Department, the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania), and Pinar Yildirim (Assistant Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School) on the Tuesday, June 9, 2015 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.

Air Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 on SiriusXM 132

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Knowledge @Wharton: June 9, 2015 10:00

Air Time: 10:00 am
Featuring: Sheryl Kingsberg, R Ray Wang, Arthur Leonard Caplan PhD, Amanda Gailey, Scott Harrington, Pinar Yildirim

Knowledge @Wharton: June 9, 2015 11:00

Air Time: 11:00 am
Featuring: Amy Sepinwall

Featured Guests

Sheryl Kingsberg

Chief of the Behavioral Medicine Division, Case Medical Center


Dr. Sheryl Kingsberg is the chief of behavioral medicine at MacDonald Women’s Hospital/University Hospitals Case Medical Center and Professor in Reproductive Biology and Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University. Her areas of clinical specialization include sexual medicine, female sexual disorders, menopause, pregnancy and postpartum mood disorders, and psychological aspects of infertility.

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R Ray Wang

CEO and Principal Analyst, Constellation Research


R “Ray” Wang is the Principal Analyst, Founder, and Chairman of Silicon Valley based Constellation Research, Inc. He’s also the author of the popular business strategy and technology blog “A Software Insider’s Point of View”. With viewership in the 10’s of millions of page views a year, his blog provides insight into how disruptive technologies and new business models such as digital transformation impact brands, enterprises, and organizations. Wang has held executive roles in product, marketing, strategy, and consulting at companies such as Forrester Research, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, and Johns Hopkins Hospital.

His new book Disrupting Digital Business, published by Harvard Business Review Press and now globally available provides insights on why 52% of the Fortune 500 have been merged, acquired, gone bankrupt, or fallen off the list since 2000. In fact, this impact of digital disruption is real. However, it’s not the technologies that drive this change. It’s a shift in how new business models are created.

Wang has held executive roles in product, marketing, strategy, and consulting at companies such as Forrester Research, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Personify, and Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is a prominent and dynamic keynote speaker and research analyst working with clients on digital, innovation, business model design, engagement strategies, customer experience, matrix commerce, and big data.

His Silicon Valley research firm, Constellation Research, Inc., advises Global 2000 companies on the future, business strategy, and disruptive technology adoption. Ray is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review and well quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Bloomberg, CNBC TV, Reuters, IDG News Service, and other global media outlets. Wang has thrice won the prestigious Institute of Industry Analyst Relations (IIAR) Analyst of the Year Award.
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Arthur Leonard Caplan PhD

Director of the Division of Medical Ethics; former University of Pennsylvania Bioethicist, NYU Langone Medical Center


Currently the Drs. William F and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor and founding head of the Division of Bioethics at New York University Langone Medical Center in New York City.

He is the co-founder and Dean of Research of the NYU Sports and Society Program and the head of the ethics program in the Global Institute for Public Health at NYU.

Prior to coming to NYU he was the Sidney D. Caplan Professor of Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine in Philadelphia where he created the Center for Bioethics and the Department of Medical Ethics. Caplan has also taught at the University of Minnesota, where he founded the Center for Biomedical Ethics, the University of Pittsburgh, and Columbia University. He received his PhD from Columbia University.

Twitter – @ArthurCaplan | @NYULMC | @pophealthNYC |@nyuschoolofmed
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Amanda Gailey

Assistant Professor of English, University of Nebraska


Amanda Gailey is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She specializes in digital text editing and nineteenth-century American literature, and regularly teaches classes in both of these areas.

Amanda co-edits Scholarly Editing: The Annual of the Association for Documentary Editing and The Tar Baby and the Tomahawk: Race and Ethnic Images in American Children’s Literature, 1880-1939 (under development at childlit.unl.edu). She has also contributed to the Walt Whitman Archive and the Spenser Archive.

Amanda has published on nineteenth-century American literature, text studies, and editorial theory. Her book, Proofs of Genius: Collected Editions from the American Revolution to the Digital Age, is under contract with the University of Michigan Press. Amanda holds a PhD in Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Digital Text Editing from UNL. She worked at the Humanities Digital Workshop at Washington University in St. Louis and taught American literature and digital humanities at the University of Georgia before joining the faculty at the University of Nebraska.
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Scott Harrington

Professor, Health Care Management Department, the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania


Scott E. Harrington, Ph.D. is the Alan B. Miller Professor in the Health Care Management and Insurance and Risk Management departments at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He is an adjunct scholar for health policy at the American Enterprise Institute. A former President of both the American Risk and Insurance Association and the Risk Theory Society, he is a Co-Editor of the Journal of Risk and Insurance and has published widely on the economics and regulation of insurance. A frequent speaker on insurance markets, regulation, and public policy, he has conducted research, consulted, or served as an expert for many organizations. He has testified before the U.S. House and Senate and before numerous U.S. state legislative and administrative committees. He currently teaches classes on health care financial management, health policy, and healthcare econometrics.

Personal Site – http://www.scottharringtonphd.com/
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Pinar Yildirim

Assistant Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School


Pinar Yildirim joined the Wharton School as an Assistant Professor of Marketing after completing her PhD in 2012. Pinar’s research can be categorized into three main streams: monetization of media platforms, politics in marketing, and advertising. She focuses on analytical modeling and in particular is interested in game theoretic models. Parallel to these interests, her current research focuses on two-sided networks, including innovation platforms, data markets, and social networks. Related to her interests of ‘political economy’ she is also conducting research on how beliefs about the role of government can be shaped. Professor Yildirim’s research appeared in top management and marketing journals including Journal of Marketing Research, Management Science, and Journal of Marketing, and received various grants. Yildirim has industrial experience in consumer electronics and automotive sectors, at firms such as Fiat S.P.A and Renault S.A. She also conducted research in collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline and PNC Bank, and currently she is conducting research in collaboration with the American Red Cross (with Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative grant) and Social Bicycles. Professor Yildirim earned her Ph.D. in Marketing & Business Economics from the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. She is teaching Marketing Research at the Wharton School and is a frequent contributor for Knowledge@Wharton and contributor for Google Think Insights
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Amy Sepinwall

Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Legal Studies and Business Ethics


Amy J. Sepinwall is an assistant professor at Wharton (University of Pennsylvania) in the Department of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, where she teaches courses on business ethics, constitutional law, and legal philosophy. Professor Sepinwall’s research calls for an expansion of the understandings of responsibility standardly advanced in law and ethics. Her published works address two sets of issues — first, questions of responsibility in institutional settings, including the corporation, the university, the military and the nation-state; and, second, questions of the appropriate scope and content of corporate constitutional rights. Her work has been published in numerous scholarly outlets including the Univeristy of Chicago Law Review, Minnesota Law Review, Hastings Law Journal, and the Journal of Corporation Law. Professor Sepinwall received her B.A. in Philosophy and English, and M.A. in Bioethics, from McGill University, her J.D. from Yale Law School, and her Ph.D. in Philosophy from Georgetown.
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