Travis J Brown

Travis J Brown

Assistant Dean for Innovation, Entrepreneurship, & Commercialization

Contact Information

(812) 856-4500
Luddy Hall 2140


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

Courses Taught at SICE


As the Senior Executive Assistant Dean, Dr. Brown built and serves as the Academic Director of the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Program and Cross-curricular Education, the Executive Director of the Shoemaker Innovation Center, and 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 Ideation & Creation Entrepreneurs (ICE), the Shoemaker Scholars, the Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization (CEO), and the Product Management Club. 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.

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