This event has been rescheduled to January 16, 2020 - Any tickets purchased will be returned.
Come meet Kirsten Brecht Baker, WG'96 on Tuesday October 8 at WCNCR’s Fireside Chat*
Kirsten Brecht Baker is a serial entrepreneur with 15+ years of experience building technology-based companies that solve everyday problems. Currently, Mrs. Baker is the Co-Founder and CEO of Jeenie, a product by GPS Inc. – a mobile platform that provides human-to-human language interpretation on a cell phone – via video or audio - from anywhere in the world at anytime.
Prior to Jeenie, Mrs. Baker co-founded four other companies—serving as CEO for two of them–in the areas of online marketplaces and cross-cultural market development. Mrs. Baker also worked for Monitor Company (a leading strategy consulting firms acquired by Deloitte) and as the Chief Marketing and New Markets Officer for an international non-profit organization concentrated on education, language immersion, and multiculturalism in over 80 countries. She has a diverse background working in company and team building, strategy, and international growth expansion for organizations from start-up to Fortune 50 status. She holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a BA in Political Science and Russian from the University of Pennsylvania.
Learn about how Kirsten built Jeenie and lessons learned along the way.
Attendance is limited to 20.
Date: Tuesday October 8, 2019
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Location: Pactolus LLC
8614 Westwood Center Dr #620
Vienna, VA 22182
Cost: $10 Members/$20 Non-members
For additional information please contact Soumitra Das, [email protected]
*Fireside Chats are designed to be intimate gatherings with business leaders. They are an opportunity for discussion and interaction with all the attendees.
About the Wharton Club of the National Capital Region
The Wharton Club of the National Capital Region is an alumni-run non-profit club that is supported and endorsed by the Wharton School and the University of Pennsylvania. Our objective is to serve the interests of the region’s considerable alumni population (over 4,000 undergraduate and graduate alumni) by leveraging the School’s significant resources and by embracing its standards for club governance and relations.