Faculty and Staff

Dr. William F. Hamilton, Director, M&T Program and Ralph Landau Professor of Management and Technology

Dr. William F. Hamilton is Director of The Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology and Landau Professor of Management and Technology in the Wharton School and the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania.

He earned his BS and MS degrees in Chemical Engineering and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania. Following several years of industrial experience as a research engineer and production planner, he attended the London School of Economics as a Thouron Exchange Scholar where he earned his PhD in Applied Economics.

Dr. Hamilton joined the faculty of the Wharton School in 1967. He has taught in the areas of strategic management, technological innovation and entrepreneurship, decision analysis, and corporate planning and policy. He has received a number of teaching awards, including the Wharton School Anvil Award for Teaching Excellence, the University Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching, and the Hauck Award for Outstanding Teaching. He was also a co-founder of the Department of Decision Sciences at Wharton and has been active in creating Wharton's Program in Emerging Technologies and the Executive Masters Program in Technology Management in the School of Engineering and Applied Science.

In 1974, Dr. Hamilton was named a White House Fellow and special assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Transportation. In this capacity he was involved in programs of economic policy, rail system reorganization, and regulatory reform. He received the Secretary's Award for his contributions to the Department of Transportation.

Dr. Hamilton has lectured and published in the fields of technology management, corporate strategy and planning, industrial innovation, systems analysis, and health economics. He has also been an active consultant and currently serves as a director of a number of public and private companies, including firms involved in telecommunications, biotechnology, e-commerce support, and Internet software and services.

Email Dr. Hamilton at hamilton@wharton.upenn.edu

January Wuerth, Administrative Director, M&T Program

January is the Administrative Director for the Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology. In this role, she interacts with prospective students, current students, and alumni on a regular basis. She also serves as an advisor to M&T students, specifically those in their freshmen and sophomore years. Prior to joining M&T, January spent seven years at the Office of International Programs in several different roles, most recently as an Overseas Program Manager for Penn Abroad.

January graduated from Gettysburg College with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Psychology.  She also has a Master of Education in Intercultural Communication from the University of Pennsylvania.

Email January Wuerth at staytonj@wharton.upenn.edu for more program information or to set up an appointment to visit.

Jaime Davis, Associate Director, M&T Program

Jaime is the Associate Director for the Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology. In this role, she acts as a liaison between M&T alumni and current and prospective students, implementing a number of programming initiatives to keep M&T's connected. She is the point person for all M&T recruiting opportunities. In addition, Jaime provides information about M&T to countless prospective students and their families. Jaime graduated from Temple University with a Bachelor of Arts in Film and Media Arts. She also holds a Master of Science in Higher Education Administration & Leadership from Drexel University.

Email Jaime Davis at djaime@wharton.upenn.edu for more program information or if you're interested in recruiting M&T students and/or alumni.