Dr. Michael Lippitz advises corporations and government agencies on public policy, competitive strategy and management systems.

He recently led research on new business creation within established organizations, the impact of globalization on long-term science and technology investment and the appropriate roles and authorities of a Chief Technology Officer.

Prior to his consulting career, Mike served as Director for Strategic Technology Planning in the Office of International and Commercial Programs, US Department of Defense.

He earned a BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Magna Cum Laude, from Brown University and a PhD from Stanford University in Management Science and Engineering.

  • Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Government Innovation and Technology Policy
  • Industry Ecosystem Models
  • R&D Management
  • Grow From Within: Mastering Corporate Entrepreneurship and Innovation. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2010.
  • “Corporate Innovation Management,” in The Handbook of Technology Management, New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2009.
  • “Advancing the Revolution in Business Affairs” in Keeping the Edge: Managing Defense for the Future, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2000.
Articles and Perspectives
  • "Selecting Corporate Venturing Approaches," GCV Magazine, January 2018.
  • “Commercial Industry Research & Development Management Best Practices,” Institute for Defense Analyses, paper P-4818, 2011.
  • “The Four Models of Corporate Entrepreneurship” MIT Sloan Management Review, 2007.
  • “Export Controls and the U.S. Defense Industrial Base,” Institute for Defense Analyses, document D-3363, 2007.
  • “Transition and Transformation: DARPA’s Role in Fostering the Emerging Revolution in Military Affairs,” Institute for Defense Analyses, paper P-3698, 2003.

Mastering Corporate Entrepreneurship and Innovation Business Innovation Conference, October 2009