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Assistant Dean for Innovation, Entrepreneurship, & Commercialization

Contact Information
(812) 856-4500
Luddy Hall 2140


  • M.B.A. in Entrepreneurship & Corporate Innovation at Indiana University
  • Ph.D. in Human-Computer Interaction/Design at Indiana University
  • B.S. in Computer Information Systems at Indiana University

Courses Taught at SICE


As the Assistant Dean for Innovation, Entrepreneurship, & Commercialization, Dr. Brown is the Academic Director of the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Program and the Executive Director of the Shoemaker Innovation Center, as well as the point of contact for strategic discussions related to the commercialization of faculty research. Dr. Brown also holds a special academic appointment as an HCI/d Core faculty member, which entails teaching Design Strategy and Strategic Design and serving as a faculty advisor for the HCI/d Master's students. In addition, he is the faculty advisor for the Informatics & Computing Entrepreneurs (ICE), the Shoemaker Scholars, and the Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization (CEO). Prior to returning to Indiana University to pursue his doctoral degree, Dr. Brown spent his career within the intersection of business and technology, focusing on performance management, entrepreneurship, corporate innovation, business analytics, software development, and interaction design in corporate and small business settings.

Research Areas

  • Design Strategy
  • Strategic Design
  • Technology Innovation
  • Technology Entrepreneurship