Martin Ihrig

Clinical Professor

Division of Programs in Business

  • MBS, University College Dublin
  • DBA, Technische Universitaet Berlin
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Martin Ihrig is an associate dean and clinical professor at New York University and a senior fellow at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is also the co-founder and president of I-Space Institute, an applied research and consulting venture that helps organizations create innovation growth opportunities. Prior to joining NYU, Dr. Ihrig was a professor at the University of Pennsylvania in the Associated Faculty of both the Wharton School and the Graduate School of Education. He received his Master of Business Studies from University College Dublin and his Doctorate in Business Administration from Technische Universität Berlin. 

Dr. Ihrig runs the Division of Programs in Business at NYU’s School of Professional Studies. He is also a faculty member at the Aresty Institute of Executive Education at the Wharton School, where he teaches strategy, entrepreneurship, and innovation. As a faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE), Dr. Ihrig has taught in the Penn Chief Learning Officer Program and the Mid-Career Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership. At Penn GSE, he also served as the founding academic director of the nation’s first Executive Master in Education Entrepreneurship program. 

Dr. Ihrig consults on the strategic and entrepreneurial management of knowledge (SEM-K) and is the co-founder and former research director of the SEM-K initiative at Wharton's Snider Entrepreneurial Research Center. In developing strategy tools for corporate and public sector decision makers, he has worked with organizations such as BAE Systems (USA), The Boeing Company (USA), Vale (Brazil), Merck (USA), and the Philadelphia Orchestra (USA). His research projects have been funded by the Economic & Social Research Council (UK), the ATLAS Collaboration at CERN (Switzerland), Tekes (Finland), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (USA), and the Neubauer Family Foundation (USA).

Mar 01 2017

How to Get Ecosystem Buy-In

By Harvard Business Review
Jan 01 2015

Managing Your Mission-Critical Knowledge

By Harvard Business Review
Jun 01 2014

Organization As Information - A Space Odyssey

By Organization Studies
Jan 01 2014

Investigating Open Innovation Strategies: A Simulation Study

By Int. J. Technology Management
Jul 01 2013

Knowledge, Organization, and Management - Building on the Work of Max Boisot

By Oxford University Press
Mar 01 2013

SimISpace2: A Simulation Platform for Exploring Strategic Knowledge Management Processes

By Transactions on Computational Collective Intellige