On Friday, October 28, the Pennovation Center had its grand opening. The ceremony included speeches by CEO of Cognitive Operational Systems LLC (COSY) Jonas Cleveland, and the CEO of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., Engineer Daniel Mellinger. In addition to University President Amy Gutmann, the keynote address featured Neil Blumenthal and Dave Gilboa, Co-Founders and Co-CEO's of Warby Parker, who both graduated from the Wharton MBA program in 2010, as well as Board Chair David L. Cohen. When the time came, the Ghost Minitaur™, a robot of Ghost Robotics, joined Gutmann on stage and brought her the scissors for the ribbon cutting. After the keynote presentation, there were self-guided tours of the Center and a networking session featuring Cynthia Otto of Penn Vet Working Dog Center, accompanied by her human and canine team.
// Tiffany Pham | Associate Photo Editor