A.B., Princeton University
M.B.A., D.B.A., Harvard Graduate School of Business
Mel Horwitch is Professor of the Management and Chair of the Department of Management at Polytechnic University and
founding Director of the Institute for Technology and Enterprise. He is also Visiting Professor at London Business School.
Previously he was Professor and Founding Dean of Management at Theseus Institute in Sophia Antipolis, France,
serving on the Theseus Board of Directors and Theseus Scientific Advisory Board.
Professor Horwitch has also served on the Faculties of the Sloan School at MIT and Harvard Business School. He was also
the John M. Olin Distinguished Fellow at Templeton College, Oxford University and Visiting Professor at the University of
Paris-Dauphine. Professor Horwitch was also on the Board of Directors of the International Association of Macro-Engineering S
ocieties and Vice President and Board member of the American Society for Macro-Engineering. He is also a member of the
Committee on Industrial Economics of the National Research Council.
He received his AB from Princeton University and MBA and Doctorate from Harvard
Business School, and was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Thailand.
Professor Horwitch has written extensively on innovation and technology strategy, particularly with reference to such
knowledge-intensive sectors as services, information technology, and telecommunications. His publications include
Technology in the Modern Corporation: A Strategic Perspective (editor and contributor), Clipped Wings: The American SST
Conflict, Energy Future: Report of the Energy Project at the Harvard Business School (contributor), articles published in
such journals as Management Science, Policy Science, Sloan Management Review, Technology in Society, and Business Strategy
International, and several paper cases and Web-based multimedia cases. His current scholarly interest focuses on digital-
based and content innovation.
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