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Technology Innovation at the Fubon Center

The Fubon Technology Innovation Initiative

The Fubon Technology Innovation Initiative brings together scholars, managers, and students to conduct and disseminate world-class innovation research. The initiative hosts conferences, funds research projects, and engages in community outreach activities that help to make Innovation research both rigorous and accessible. Our objectives at the Fubon Technology Innovation Initiative are to:
  • Support and foster state of the art innovation research
  • To create synergistic collaborative relationships between innovation scholars and practitioners in technology-intensive industries
  • To increase the accessibility of innovation research to a wide audience

Thursday, April 18, 2024 | Innovation Speaker Series featuring William N. Hait, M.D., Ph.D., Executive Vice President, Chief External Innovation and Medical Officer, Johnson & Johnson

Thursday, April 18th, 2024 | 6:00PM- 7:00PM EST | Innovation Speaker Series, Virtual event
Join us for an evening of inspiration and thought-provoking discussion hosted by NYU Stern Professor Melissa Schilling, Director of Fubon's Technology Innovation Initiative, and guest speaker William N. Hait, M.D., Ph.D., Executive Vice President, Chief External Innovation and Medical Officer, Johnson & Johnson. More details to follow. 

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October 27, 2023 | Stern Innovation Conference: Innovation and Environmental Sustainability

Friday, October 27, 2023 | 9 AM - 1:45 PM EST | Virtual Webinar
Distinguished academics, practitioners, and researchers worldwide will convene to share their research in the rapidly evolving field of innovation. Connect with insiders and expand your network with academics and innovative technology firms at Stern's Innovation Conference. More details to follow. 

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Innovation Speaker Series: A Fireside Chat with Rama Akkiraju, Vice President for Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning for IT at Nvidia, and NYU Stern Professor Melissa Schilling, Fubon Center Director of the Innovation Technology Initiative.

Thursday, March 23, 2023 | 6 PM-7PM EST | Virtual Event 
Rama and Professor Melissa Schilling will discuss the ways in which the adoption and performance of artificial intelligence are accelerating right now.

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 2021 FinTech Conference

2022 Stern Innovation Conference: Building Innovation Portfolios

Friday, Sept 30, 2022 | 12:00 PM-4:10 PM EST This year's 4th annual Stern Innovation Conference theme will be "Building Innovation Portfolios." Come join us to hear the latest in research and practice about how managers create and manage their firms' innovation portfolios, and the lessons they have learned.

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Innovation Speaker Series - Fireside Chat featuring Amy Webb, CEO of the Future Today Institute, with NYU Stern Professor Melissa Schilling

Monday, Apr 25, 2022 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST Amy is CEO of the Future Today Institute, a leading foresight and strategy firm that helps leaders and their organizations prepare for complex futures. Amy Webb was named by Forbes as one of the five women changing the world, listed as the BBC’s 100 Women of 2020, and in 2021 was ranked on the Thinkers50 list of the 50 most influential management thinkers globally. 


The U.S. Government's Strategy for Investing in Innovation

March 24, 2022 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST A conversation with Dr. Jennifer Gerbi of ARPA-E & NYU Professor and Fubon Director of the Innovation Technology Initiative Melissa Schilling. The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) is a government agency tasked with helping to advance high-potential, high-impact energy technologies that are too early for private-sector investment. ARPA-E funds projects focused on developing entirel
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“Want my digital content? Show me the money!” Innovation Speaker Series - A Fireside Chat with Professor Nicholas Economides and Professor Melissa Schilling

December 9, 2021 at 6pm – 7pm EST In this Fireside Chat, Professor Nicholas Economides and Professor Melissa Schilling discuss and debate the current state of digital privacy and potential courses of action. Professor Economides is an internationally recognized expert in network economics and policy; Professor Schilling is a world leading expert in innovation strategy. Both have considerable interest and expertise in how data is collected and used.
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2021 Stern Innovation Conference: Innovating Virtually

September 17, 2021 - The last year and a half have dramatically changed the work environment, and have forced us to rethink how to accomplish collaboration, innovation and productivity. This has resulted in new technologies, organizational practices and norms that have enabled fundamental changes in how we come together and create things. In this fast-paced conference will discuss managing remote innovation and/or the new technologies and practices that are enabling it.
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Innovation Speaker Series - Fireside Chat with Jihoon Rim and NYU Stern Professor Melissa Schilling - November 2020

"Managing Innovation: Lessons learned at Kakao" Jihoon is the former CEO of Kakao, a $20B+ tech company in South Korea. He was hired as CEO when the company was facing a crisis in 2015, making him the youngest CEO of TOP 100 publicly traded companies in Korea. Under his leadership, Kakao, best known for its mobile messenger Kakao Talk, successfully expanded its business into finance, content, mobility: disrupting the market and delivering services praised by users.
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Stern Innovation Conference: Transformative Technological Change - September 2020

This year's Stern Innovation Conference will be themed, "Transformative Technological Change," and will examine how major innovations are changing the landscape in industries as diverse as food agriculture, transportation, medicine, education, and more. We will also consider how firms, consumers, and regulators are responding (or will respond) to these changes.
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February 2020: "Platform Responsibility and Global Leadership: A Conversation with Airbnb co-founder Nathan Blecharczyk"

The Fubon Center hosted a fireside chat featuring Airbnb Co-Founder Nathan Blecharczyk in conversation with NYU Stern Professor Arun Sundararajan.
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Paul Shapiro

January 2020: Fireside Chat with Paul Shapiro

The Fubon Center hosted a fireside chat between Melissa Schilling and Paul Shapiro, the author of the national bestseller Clean Meat: How Growing Meat Without Animals Will Revolutionize Dinner and the World, the CEO of The Better Meat Co., a four-time TEDx speaker, and the host of the Business for Good Podcast.
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December 7, 2018: NET Institute Conference on Network Economics

Distinguished academics from around the world will convene to share their research in the rapidly evolving field of network economics at the 2018 NET Institute Conference, held in partnership with the NET Institute and NYU Stern’s Center for Global Economy and Business.
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Fubon Center's Open & User Innovation (OUI) Conference: August 2018

The OUI Conference is the leading academic conference on Open and User Innovation. Around 250 top researchers from various disciplines meet annually, in order to exchange recent research findings and plans related to Open and User Innovation.
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Presenting distinguished plenary speakers, a range of parallel paper sessions, and a highly attractive social program.
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2017 Social Innovation Symposium

SIS is an annual forum for professionals, scholars, and students to explore and share bold ideas addressing a wide array of pressing social matters.

Social Innovation Symposium

Author Lecture Series

Professor Melissa Schilling joined Justin Fox, Bloomberg View columnist, for a conversation about her new book.
Business and Policy Leader Events
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Marketplace Innovation Workshop

Held in conjunction with the 2016 INFORMS Revenue Management Conference.
Marketing Innovation Workshop
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Creativity & Innovation Research Initiative

CIRI is a seminar in research on innovation, creativity, entrepreneurship, and intellectual property for the NYU community.
CIRI Seminar
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Collective Intelligence

Interdisciplinary conference dedicated to advancing our understanding of collective intelligence and the workings of groups.

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Melissa Schilling

Director of Fubon Technology Innovation Initiative, John Herzog Family Professor of Management and Organizations

Student Talent

At NYU Stern, our faculty teach the analytic and critical thinking skills that are necessary for business leaders in our data driven environment.

Technology MBA

MBA Specialization: Management of Technology

MBA Specialization: Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Track

Creative Destruction Lab-NYC

Doctoral Program in Management

W. R. Berkley Innovation Labs