The Women's World Banking Team

Dr. Martin Ihrig

Associate Dean and Clinical Professor at New York University


Dr. 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, LLC, 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 earned 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. In developing strategy and innovation tools for corporate and public sector decision makers, Dr. Ihrig 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).