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ThinkFest Recap: Why the New Comcast Skyscraper Will Be Great for Philly

Missed Thinkfest? Not to worry, we have a social media roundup of the highlights. Here’s one of Comcast Senior Vice President Karen Buchholz telling us […]


ThinkFest 2014 Social Media Roundup

Gonna get some #ThinkFest going here in an hour or so. A photo posted by Philadelphia Magazine (@phillymag) on Nov 11, 2014 at 4:46am PST […]

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ThinkFest Video: What Was Your Favorite Idea Today?

Rina Patel on her favorite #ThinkFest idea. A video posted by Philadelphia Magazine (@phillymag) on Nov 14, 2014 at 1:32pm PST

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ThinkFest: M. Night Shyamalan and Bhavna Shyamalan on Philanthropy

M. Night Shyamalan and Bhavna Shyamalan just concluded the ThinkFest day by discussing their philanthropic efforts through The MNS Foundation, which “supports remarkable leaders, through […]

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ThinkFest: Alex Rice on the Inspirational Run of the Taney Dragons

Alex Rice, coach of the Taney Dragons baseball team, was just on the ThinkFest Main Stage to discuss his team’s run to the Little League […]

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ThinkFest Video: Karen Buchholz on Comcast’s New Vertical Campus

How will Comcast’s new Innovation and Technology Center change Philly? Just off the stage from her ThinkFest talk, Karen Bucohholz gave us the 15-second pitch:

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ThinkFest Video: State Sen. Daylin Leach Makes the Case for Medical Marijuana

City Paper’s Dan Denvir, right, interviewed State Sen. Daylin Leach about the new realities of pot in Pennsylvania. We asked him to make the best […]

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ThinkFest Recap: Ajay Raju on Philly’s Once and Future Greatness

Ajay Raju, the co-chairman and CEO of Dilworth Paxson — as well as a community activist who serves on numerous boards — was just on the […]

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ThinkFest: William Hite on the State of Philly Schools and America’s “Dirty Little Secret”

People who ask if money spent on Philly education is being wasted don’t ask the same question about richer suburban school districts, Philly School Superintendent […]

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ThinkFest Recap: Amy Gutmann on Penn’s Future

Penn President Amy Gutmann was on the ThinkFest Main Stage just now, interviewed by TV anchor Jim Gardner about her institution’s future. We’ll super-size this […]

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3 Takeaways From the “Eds and Meds” Talk at ThinkFest

Dr. Stephen K. Klasko, President and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Dr. Stephen Altschuler, CEO of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, were just interviewed […]

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3 Takeaways From Christina Lurie’s ThinkFest Talk

Christina Lurie, an Oscar-winning documentary producer and minority owner of the Philadelphia Eagles, spoke on the Main Stage at Philly Mag’s ThinkFest on Friday morning. […]

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ThinkFest Video: Nick Bayer, Saxbys CEO, on the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

Nick Bayer, the founder and CEO, of Saxbys Coffee, was the kickoff speaker for this year’s ThinkFest. We asked him the most important thing Philadelphia […]

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Watch ThinkFest Live

Tickets have been sold out for more than a week, but you can still share in the big ideas and bold perspectives at this year’s […]

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ThinkFest Preview: William Hite on Moving Philadelphia’s Schools Forward

He’s got the toughest job in Philadelphia, and more experience managing crises than FEMA. But Philadelphia schools superintendent William Hite didn’t move to the city […]