The Technology and Business Innovation Forum promotes business leadership in technology adoption by connecting the worlds of technology and business practice.

The Forum meets at the world-class Ross School of Business and brings together academic researchers, technology developers and industry practitioners in a community of peers.

Members enjoy the opportunity not only to learn about, but also to affect and participate in research on major questions regarding the management, development, and application of emerging technologies to innovate business practices and create new value.


Possibilities for Member Participation

Semi-Annual Member Meetings

Technology Demonstrations

Special Interest Groups

14-Week Summer Internships

7-Week MAP Projects

Interactions with Faculty

Interactions with Students

Ross School Technology Briefings

Possibilities for Faculty Participation

Interactive Discussions on “Technology and Business Innovation”

Sponsored Introductions

Research Relevant Special Interest Groups

Research Relevant MAP Project Proposals

Themed MAP Projects

TBIF Sponsored Working Papers

Recent Technology Innovation Trends (Up to 3 events rotating weekly)


Technology and Business
Innovation Forum

Stephen M. Ross School of Business
University of Michigan
701 Tappan Street, R5342
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234

Phone: 734-647-4027
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Faculty Co-Directors

M.S. Krishnan
Accenture Professor of Computer and Information Systems


Ravi Anupindi
Colonel William G. and Ann C. Svetlich Professor of Operations Research and Management
Professor of Technology & Operations


Natalie Summers