Since the late 1990s, entrepreneurs have used crowdfunding campaigns to fuel projects ranging from cookbooks to 3D printers and molecular ice cream. Those campaigns have spilled over into popular culture. Crowdfunding financed the Veronica Mars movie, the Pebble smart watch and the Coolest Cooler, with all three projects raking in several million dollars through Kickstarter. […]
When Chiquitta Evans served on a base in Willow Grove, Pa., she would regularly drive past Temple University’s Ambler campus. “I would always say, ‘When I retire I am going to come back to Philadelphia and go to Temple,” said Evans, originally from Alabama. After serving in the U.S. Marines for nearly 16 years, Evans […]
A short drive to the boardwalk taught Gerard H. “Jerry” Sweeney a lifelong lesson about professional drive. As a child, Sweeney would walk two miles of boardwalk planks in Wildwood, N.J., until he had secured a job for the summer. And only then would Sweeney’s father provide a ride home. “I have found that persistence […]
Cori Shearer not only helps develop and grow the Shazam platform, but also promotes diversity in the technology industry and lead initiatives to make both the platform and the industry more accessible.
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PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 10, 2016 – Temple University’s Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT) has appointed Michael Bradshaw, NBCUniversal Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, as its newest Executive in Residence. The IBIT Executive in Residence program facilitates interaction between industry leaders and the faculty and students of Temple University’s Fox School of Business. […]
Dan Genuario is on a mission to capture Philadelphia one frame at a time. The senior Management Information Systems major at Temple University’s Fox School of Business is using his creativity to showcase the beauty in the abandoned. His photography hobby has turned into a passion, and is opening up doors to his potential future. […]
Arjun Bedi, MBA ’87, is the Fox School of Business’ 2016 honoree for Temple University’s Gallery of Success. The Gallery of Success showcases banner alumni from each of Temple’s 17 schools and colleges with a display in the lower level of Mitten Hall, located on Temple’s Main Campus. Bedi is a senior leader within Accenture, […]
Hillel of Greater Philadelphia recognized Dr. M. Moshe Porat, Dean of Temple University’s Fox School of Business, for his campus leadership and advocacy for Israel. The Jewish organization honored Porat at its annual Vision and Values Celebration, held June 2. Attended by more than 200 community leaders and friends of Hillel, the event generated nearly […]
A team of students from Temple University culled its business and information technology savvy to take first place in the Penn State Abington Business Challenge. The team – composed of Robert Moses and Nicole Cirillo from the Fox School of Business, and Nick Carmen from the College of Science and Technology (CST) – claimed the […]
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It’s on a crowded subway train that the next big thing in mobile analytics has emerged. New research by a professor from the Fox School of Business shows an upswing in mobile purchases as consumers turn to their smartphones to disengage from the hassle of a packed train. For the study’s coauthor, Dr. Xueming Luo, […]
Temple University’s Fox School of Business will honor three top technology leaders Tuesday, April 12 at its 16th annual Information Technology Awards. This premier event is organized for Greater Philadelphia’s technology community by the nationally ranked Department of Management Information Systems (MIS) and the Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT). This year, Linda Dillman […]
Temple University’s Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT) joined forces with Lockheed Martin in Washington D.C. in November to host the first annual National Cyber Analyst Challenge. The competition, which welcomed 44 students and nine faculty advisors from nine universities, was designed to enhance students’ skills in combatting cyber-attacks and address a cyber talent […]
Will Cummings didn’t earn much playing time in his freshman season with the Temple men’s basketball team. As a sophomore, though he’d have to play behind a number of seniors, Owls coach Fran Dunphy viewed Cummings as a leader in the making. “The summer before my sophomore year, Coach Dunphy said to me, ‘This is […]