Dr. Martin Ihrig

Associate Dean and Clinical Professor at New York University

Dr. Martin Ihrig is a senior fellow at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an associate dean and clinical professor at New York University. Dr. Ihrig teaches strategy, entrepreneurship, and innovation in the open enrollment and customized programs at Wharton’s Aresty Institute of Executive Education. His research and consulting focuses on the strategic and entrepreneurial management of knowledge (SEM-K), and he is the co-founder and former research director of the SEM-K initiative at Wharton’s Snider Entrepreneurial Research Center. As president of I-Space Institute, LLC, he helps organizations create innovation growth opportunities.

For more information on Dr. Ihrig’s work on knowledge strategy, please read his Harvard Business Review article (with Ian MacMillan) that was nominated for the HBR McKinsey Award in 2016 ( and watch him talk with Knowledge@Wharton ( For Dr. Ihrig’s most recent thinking on ecosystems and innovation, please read his latest Harvard Business Review article published in March/April 2017 (with Ian MacMillan):