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Chris Forman

November 8, 2016

Forman
Chris Forman

Chris FormanPeter and Stephanie Nolan Professor of Strategy, Innovation and TechnologyCharles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
Academic focus: innovation related to either the use of information technology (IT) in business or to the creation of new IT products and services; particular interest in the interrelationship between IT investment and the organization of firms and the platform strategies of independent software vendors
Previous positions: professor (2013-16), associate professor (2009-13) and assistant professor (2007-09), Georgia Institute of Technology; assistant professor, Carnegie Mellon University, 2002-07
Academic background: B.A., economics, University of Pennsylvania, 1994; Ph.D., managerial economics and strategy, Northwestern University, 2002
Last book read: “Losing the Signal: The Untold Story Behind the Extraordinary Rise and Spectacular Fall of Blackberry” by Jacquie McNish and Sean Silcoff
In his own time: spending time with family, enjoying a good cup of tea and working out