We are the Weiss Tech House
Since 2003, students with a broad range of interests and skills have come here to explore, collaborate and learn as part of our community of innovators and entrepreneurs.
We encourage and support students with everything from development to commercialization, helping them bring their biggest ideas to life.
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We encourage and support students in the creation, development and commercialization of innovative technologies.
The Weiss Tech House is an excellent resources for student entrepreneurs because it provides an excellent safety net of knowledge and resources outside of the Penn community
WTH runs by combining student leadership with support from industry experts and University of Pennsylvania faculty members.
Dr. Yim is the Gabel Family Term Junior Professor and Undergraduate Curriculum Chair in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. A renowned robotics and innovation expert, Dr. Yim is popular among our students for his work developing the Rumble Pack technology in the Playstation2. Dr. Yim was Associate Faculty Director for the Weiss Tech House from 2005-2008. In 2008, he became the Faculty Director.
Dr. Hsu is currently an Associate Professor of Management at the Wharton School, teaching two MBA electives, Entrepreneurship and Technology Strategy. Dr. Hsu’s areas of interest are in entrepreneurial innovation and management. Within that domain, he has investigated topics such as intellectual property management, start-up innovation, technology commercialization strategy, and venture capital. In 2008, he became the Associate Faculty Director.
Ms. Stamer manages the marketing, public relations, fundraising and day-to-day activities of the Weiss Tech House and assists student volunteers in achieving the organization’s goals. Prior to joining the WTH, she was the Associate Director of the Wharton Business Plan Competition (WBPC) at the Wharton Entrepreneurial Programs.
Anna Yang, one of the Student Directors, is a student in the Jerome Fisher Program for Management and Technology studying computer science, marketing, and management. Her interests include entrepreneurial management, brand strategy, and software development. For her, Weiss Tech House has been an incredible way to help fellow students navigate the journey to growing their own innovative ideas. On campus, she is on the executive board of MUSE (Penn's premier marketing club) and president of Women in Computer Science.
Ben Barton, co-chair of Events Roadmap, is a sophomore in Wharton concentrating in Finance and Management of Entrepreneurship and minoring in Physics. Outside of Weiss Tech House, Ben is involved with Varsity Rowing, Joseph Wharton Scholars program, WITG's Quantitative Analysis Team, FDTIC, and working on his startup Quixaro. Ben is interested in entrepreneurship, product management, finance, applied mathematics, data analysis, and EdTech. Ben is also an avid writer and Broadway enthusiast, and his favorite websites are Reddit and TechCrunch.
Jordan Rosenthal, Co-Director of the Pennvention competition, is a sophomore from New York studying Computer Science. He is passionate about innovation and creating a cohesive entrepreneurship community at Penn. He began in the Logistics committee for the Pennvention competition as a freshman and is excited to lead the competition’s continuing growth. For any questions about the competition contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wanda Lipps is a student in the Jerome Fisher Program of Management and Technology at the University of Pennsylvania pursuing degrees in Mechanical Engineering, Management, and Marketing. She is passionate about the intersection of technology and business and how it affects the world around her. She strives to serve as the bridge between these two seemingly different fields.
Naomi Kadish is a junior in the college majoring in intellectual history and minoring in engineering entrepreneurship. She is passionate about innovation and is constantly looking for problems to find solutions to. In her free time she enjoys drinking tea, reading graphic novels and reading venture capital blogs. She is excited to be one of the stewards of innovation for WeissLabs.
Sonia is a sophomore at the Wharton School of Business. She was born in Michigan, but has lived most of her life in Texas, and graduated from India. She loves innovation and thinks there is a lot to learn from others' experiences, which is why she's working on getting you guys the best mentors for your projects! She can't wait to meet all of you and hear about your exciting ideas!