Masters in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

Mark Norige

Adjunct Professor, School of Engineering


Mark Norige is the Principal and CEO of the Board Forum, a successful CEO peer advisory firm and Chief Executive Manager of CHP LLC, an early stage medicinal products company.  Mark brings 30 plus years of business leadership experience to help small to mid-size companies grow revenue and profits by conducting analysis of their business and guides them to develop strategies and execution plans to achieve their desired results. He earned his B.S. Engineering from University of Massachusetts and his MBA from Babson College.

Prior to the Board Forum, Mark worked for both early stage and Fortune 300 global companies including  Texas Instruments, Waters, Millipore, and Harvard Bioscience along with several early stage investor backed firms in a variety of leadership roles in operations, product development, quality, business development and general management. His successes include; product development with over twenty new product launches; business development with a dozen acquisitions and license deals completed and multiple successful turn-arounds. He is most passionate applying his combined work and teaching experience to assist early stage businesses.