Martin Ihrig, PhD

Adjunct Associate Professor, The Wharton School

Research Interests:

Strategy, entrepreneurship, knowledge, innovation

About Martin:

Martin Ihrig studies the strategic and entrepreneurial management of knowledge, and heads a research initiative on this topic 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, Boeing, and Vale. His academic research focuses on entrepreneurial opportunity recognition strategies and he is investigating the evolution and mapping of knowledge in the multibillion dollar ATLAS experiment at CERN. Martin also is a Practice Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education and a Visiting Professor at Lappeenranta University of Technology (Finland). He is also President of I-Space Institute, LLC. He holds a Master of Business Studies from University College Dublin and a Doctorate in Business Administration from Technische Universität Berlin.

Executive Education Programs Taught

Advanced Management Program
Technology, globalization, and constant change have made the job of leading a business more exciting, complex, and demanding. If you are leading, or are in line to lead your firm, Wharton’s flagship program empowers you to define and act on your purpose as a leader and strengthen your strategic prowess. Receive alumni status.

Creating and Implementing Strategy for Competitive Advantage
Learn to accurately assess the competition, design a compelling strategy, leverage your firm’s capabilities to full advantage, and obtain necessary resources through alliances, acquisitions, and internal corporate ventures.