About CTM

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The Institute for Communication Technology Management (CTM) is the world's foremost institute at the intersection of technology and business. CTM is one of Centers of Excellence at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business. CTM’s mission is to expand and grow our understanding of how our increasingly networked world impacts the way we do business, the way we live our lives, and the way we entertain ourselves.

Founded in 1985, CTM brings together ideas, people, and knowledge to advance the emerging business ecosystem created by the convergence of new digital technologies, products, services and content distributed over broadband and wireless networks. Our activities include:

  • MARKET RESEARCH: Internationally recognized experts apply unbiased, rigorous analysis to understand how changing behavior patterns impact markets.
  • BUSINESS PLANNING: Business practitioners and leading strategists produce tools and information that combine theory with practical knowledge in order to help participants shape the future for themselves, their companies and the industry as a whole.
  • EDUCATION: Business practitioners and educators work to expand and explore new perspectives and opportunities that arise from a dynamically changing business landscape.
  • FORUMS FOR INDUSTRY LEADERS: Business leaders in telecommunications, technology, and entertainment combine innovative thinking with energetic dialogue, creating new understanding and insights.