Monica Jan WG ’12, is Vice Chair, Wharton Angel Network, Angel Outreach, Deal Flow and Member of the Steering Committee. Monica brings over 22 years of experience in the technology and aerospace industries. Her expertise ranges from processors and chipsets to full system design for space, robotics, and consumer electronics. She has been involved in research and development in artificial intelligence, networking architectures and hardware, telematics systems, automatic test equipment, and space systems. During her tenure at Northrop Grumman, her architecture and implementation of a satellite switching subsystem won the Chairman’s Innovation Award. In her consulting career, she has worked with both entrepreneurs and corporations on technical and product development, business development, strategic partnerships, operations and cross-functional process improvement, and supply chain alignment. She has also led a corporate turnaround, and advised high-tech start-ups on their start-up and technology strategies. As part of the steering committee for the Wharton Angel Network and Wharton Aerospace Ventures, Monica works actively with investors and entrepreneurs.
Monica holds both BSEE and MSEE degrees from the University of Southern California, a Systems Engineering certificate from the California Institute of Technology, and an MBA from The Wharton School. She currently holds a faculty position at The Wharton School with the Global Consulting Practicum Program.
When not at work, you can find Monica coaching triathletes or teaching adaptive skiing on the slopes.