AI & Analytics Accelerator

A curated multidisciplinary team of Wharton and Penn students, ranging from undergraduates to MBAs, works alongside a Wharton mentor and your company champion on an 8-week project to explore your real-world business challenge using your datasets and the latest techniques including machine learning and AI. Accelerators occur during the fall and spring semesters and are typically planned six months in advance.

Benefits

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DEEP KNOWLEDGE

Discover deeper insights and machine learning models through extensive engagements with Wharton data scientists

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VETTED SOLUTIONS

Teams receive guidance from Wharton faculty or mentors to deliver curated insights and solutions

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ACCESS TO TOP TALENT

Increase your brand awareness among students and tap into the next generation of data leaders

“The results from our AI & Analytics Accelerator project were truly outstanding. We were so impressed with our student team. What was discovered was actionable and well thought out. McDonald’s is eager to implement the students’ recommendations and assess the impact.”

Jola Oliver
Director of Global Social Listening & Measurement, McDonald’s Corporation

How it Works

Join the AI & Analytics Accelerator
Secure your spot by becoming a Corporate Partner

Scope Your Project
Identify the business challenge, objectives, and datasets

Prepare and Share Data
Agree to a process around secure data sharing

Launch Your Project
Meet your student team and discuss project objectives and expectations

Meet Regularly
Attend weekly meetings with your student team and Wharton mentor

Participate in the Summit
Experience student presentations with insights, models, and solutions

Evaluate Impact
Discuss project recommendations and business implications with the Wharton AI & Analytics Initiative

Why the AI & Analytics Accelerator?

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