Professor of Management
Ph.D., Economics and Business Administration, University of Michigan, 1990
M.A., Economics, University of Michigan, 1986
B.A., Economics cum laude, Harvard University, 1979
As the business implications of big data continue to grow, so too does the need for academic research that helps lead to improved industry practices. Thomas Brush, a professor in the strategic management area at the Krannert School, is doing just that by merging his interdisciplinary work on product lifecycle management (PLM) to help the Licensing Executives Society (LES) create a better standard for managing intellectual property (IP) suppliers.