The WCAI Corporate Sponsor Program offers organizations an opportunity to benefit from relationships with Wharton faculty, students, and leading-edge companies that are building their customer analytics enterprise. Corporate Sponsorship is an ideal option for those organizations seeking to be thought leaders in customer analytics and benefit from an academic-practitioner interface.

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For more than 8 years WCAI has been at the intersection of research and application, facilitating cross-industry collaboration for our Corporate Partners and Sponsors.

Our Corporate Sponsor Program includes:

Access to the WCAI Annual Corporate Partner Meeting and periodic roundtables where WCAI  partners and sponsors from around the world and across industries engage in candid discussion and review key challenges, breakthroughs, and implementation issues in customer analytics

Invitations to WCAI’s annual conference, with a special rate extended to sponsors


WCAI Sponsorship also enrolls organizations in The Wharton Partnership, creating opportunities for exceptional visibility and knowledge sharing.

Brand recognition and publicity about the sponsor program supported by the WCAI website, print materials, and various additional media

Recognition and enrollment  in the Wharton Partnership, the School’s program for fostering industry-academic collaboration, which includes access to both Corporate and Foundation Relations staff and Wharton’s diverse, highly-developed network of alumni in 139 countries


Corporate Sponsors have the unique opportunity to work with Wharton students and help shape the dialogue around talent development in customer analytics. Key touch points include:

Advanced access and priority scheduling for recruitment of Wharton MBA students for full-time and intern positions

Opportunity to participate in an analytics-focused Employer Networking Event for undergraduate and MBA students

Introductions to student clubs
that invite corporate representatives to campus to speak and participate in their conference panels

Invitations to attend WCAI-sponsored panels, networking, and “executive-in-residence” events for students and alumni

Opportunities to donate data for student training and competitions, including technical workshops, data challenges, and hackathons

For more information, please contact Rachel Dirksen,  WCAI Associate Director of Corporate Relations.