Ep. 38 - Wharton professor Karl Ulrich on teaching entrepreneurship and value of MBA in 2023
A discussion with Wharton professor Karl Ulrich on teaching entrepreneurship, value of MBA, working at the MIT AI lab in the 1980s, and a career as a professor and founder.
[03:20] Karl introduces himself
[05:55] PhD at the MIT AI Lab
[12:34] First job as a professor
[16:12] Entrepreneurial trends at Wharton
[21:49] Can entrepreneurship be taught?
[30:31] Innovation tournaments
[35:45] Do innovation labs in big companies work?
[40:23] Starting the Semester in San Francisco program
[47:13] Is it worth to do an MBA?
[52:59] Karl's companies
[56:32] The Xootr story
[01:05:43] Podcast and book recommendations
[01:08:24] It's never too late to start a company
Innovation Tournaments by Karl Ulrich and Christian Terwiesch
Make It Clear by Patrick Winston
How to Speak video by Patrick Winston
Unicorn's Shadow by Ethan Mollick
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