Founders Club

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Management Team


Harry Du, Co-President

Harry is an active member of the Philadelphia startup community, with extensive management experience and knowledge in I.o.T, digital health, and tech entrepreneurship. Currently he is the Head of Operations at Fitly, a DreamIt Health venture backed by Penn Medicine and Independence Blue Cross. Prior to Fitly, Harry worked as a research analyst for CERN and the Oxford Martin School. He holds a master’s degree in biotechnology from University of Pennsylvania, and a master’s degree in engineering science from University of Oxford. Harry wants to make Founders Club the go-to place for founders building cool things, by providing them with valuable resources, tactical support, and funding opportunities.


Shoshanna Israel, Co-President

Shoshanna is a Philly(ish) native and a freshman at Wharton. Before starting her undergrad, she worked for startups ROARforGood and PopInShop, as well as the City of Philadelphia's Department of Commerce. Most recently, she worked for local entrepreneurship organization Philly Startup Leaders, helping to build up the Philly tech scene. Shoshanna wants to help the Founder community at Penn connect to each other and the broader Philadelphia community.


Dhruv Vasishtha, Co-President

Dhruv Vasishtha is a first year MBA at Wharton in their Health Care Management department. He has founded his own mental health venture, was an early employee at a funded mobile video messaging startup, and most recently was lead product manager on first of their kind mobile and connected device products for Medidata, global leader in life sciences technology. He is working on a senior care venture while at Wharton. Dhruv did his undergrad at Columbia and advises a high growth LatAm AI startup, Yalo, in his spare time.


Adina Davis, Co-President

Adina is a Wharton MBA student, tech enthusiast, and aspiring venture capitalist. In addition to Founders Club she is a board member of Wharton’s Private Equity & Venture Capital Club. Prior to Wharton, Adina spent four years at J.P. Morgan, most recently on the Debt Capital Markets team where she helped advise Fortune 500 technology and media companies on strategic financing opportunities. In her spare time, Adina enjoys travelling, art, and her involvement with KIPP NYC. Adina is excited about sparking a virtuous cycle between Penn Founders and Penn’s future investors, as well as helping to cultivate relationships with the investor community at large.

Founders Club 2016