Michael Brauman


Adjunct Professor, Fordham University

Location: New York, NY


Certified Scrum Product Owner


Michael Brauman is an Adjunct Professor of Media and Information Sciences at Fordham University's Graduate School of Business.  He teaches a new course on Mobile Commerce and Application design aimed at non-technical MBA students. In his current role, he serves as an Expert Advisor to the Gilfus Group, a Washington D.C. based education technology think tank.  Managing mobile and web-based products and studying their global brands has been his passion for nearly ten years. Some examples of his product management work include a tablet-based diagnostic prototype for IBM’s Watson Group, a distance learning product for the University of Phoenix Online,  and a platform that now supports over $50 million in FDA approved cancer gene research at Cornell University.  Furthermore, he has experience heading a mobile software company, supervising employees, and working with customers

Work experience

Gilfus Group, Advisor
June 2012 - Present, Washington, DC, United States
Expert advisor in mobile education and higher education to Blackboard Inc' s Gilfus Group.

Fordham University, Adjunct Professor
November 2011 - Present, New York, NY, United States
Adjunct Professor of Media and Information Systems at Fordham University. Created an interactive curriculum for students to study the role of mobile devices in global commerce and society. Students with little or no technical experience develop working mobile applications with real world economic and social value. Topics studied include: mobile media, usability, product design, social media, app design, and mobile markets in the developing world. Over 55 students enrolled with a variety of backgrounds including Marketing, Media, Finance, and Information Systems.