Chris Forman

Chris Forman

Professor

Peter and Stephanie Nolan Professor of Strategy, Innovation, and Technology

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Faculty Areas

Interdisciplinary Theme

  • Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Technology

Faculty Expertise

  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Information Systems
  • Innovation
  • Management Information Systems
  • Strategy
  • Technology Strategy

Contact

Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
607.255.0787
chris.forman@cornell.edu
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Biography

Chris Forman is the Peter and Stephanie Nolan Professor of Strategy, Innovation, and Technology at the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. He received his PhD in managerial economics and strategy from Northwestern University and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining Cornell, he served on the faculty of the Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology, and the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. He has also worked as an associate economist at Lehman Brothers.


Selected Publications


Awards and Honors

  • Best Paper Winner, “Multi-homing within Platform Ecosystems: The Strategic Role of Human Capital.” (2017) Cooperative Strategy Interest Group, Strategic Management Society 37th Annual Conference
  • Best Paper Award (2015) Workshop on Information Systems and Economics
  • Runner Up Best Paper Award for “When Do ISVs Join a Platform Ecosystem? Evidence from the Enterprise Software Industry,” (2009) Thirtieth Annual International Conference on Information Systems
  • Industry Studies Scholar (2007) Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Recent Courses

  • AEM 7020 - Applied Microeconomics II: Game Theory
  • AEM 4610 - Digital Business Transformation with Enterprise Systems
  • AEM 4615/NBA 5615 - Digital Platform Strategy
  • AEM 7000 - Individual Study in Applied Economics and Management

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D Northwestern University, 2002
  • BA University of Pennsylvania, 1994