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Innovation Forum

A corporate-focused forum focused on top-line growth

An ongoing exchange of ideas between business executives and Fisher faculty & students including best practices, theories and processes for instilling & managing innovation. A portal through which the business community can access Fisher’s innovation capabilities and expertise as well as that of other members.

A dynamic, heterogeneous group focused on the learning, teaching, adoption, support and deployment of top-line value creation through new product, service and process development within leading businesses.

Promote and foster the role of multi-disciplinary collaboration, creative thinking and consumer-centered ideation and incubation and the process for applying innovation to a wide range of challenges and opportunities facing businesses and our community at large.



Because leading brands are increasingly employing innovation process for new product and service development and creation to achieve sustainable differentiation and long-term viability both business schools and businesses need to:

  1. Prepare students for a new professional paradigm
  2. Partner companies - research, training & development partnerships focused on new processes for ideation, incubation and commercialization new intellectual property
  3. Enact new approaches to value creation - applied to a cross section of business issues and to address problems of global dimension including job creation


Current Presentations

June 6, 2013 - Corporate Innovation Forum

March 22, 2013 - Brad Wolf Presentation

December 7, 2012 - Innovation Forum Presentation

August 23, 2012 - Innovation Forum Presentation

August 23, 2012 - Gautam Ahuja Presentation

Past Presentations


Contact for more information

Liz Leininger, Program Manager
Phone: 614-688-2951