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How to Determine Which Part of What You Know Really Matters


Wharton School of Business
Adjunct Professor, Wharton; Associate Dean, NYU

Martin Ihrig is an adjunct professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a clinical professor and associate dean at New York University, and the president of ISpace Institute. He has held appointments as a practice associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education and as a visiting professor at Lappeenranta University of Technology in Finland. He received his master of business studies from University College Dublin and his doctorate in Business Administration from Technische Universität Berlin.

Professor Ihrig is a faculty member at Wharton’s Aresty Institute of Executive Education, where he teaches strategy, entrepreneurship, and innovation in both openenrollment and custom programs. He consults on the strategic and entrepreneurial management of knowledge (SEMK) and is the cofounder and former research director of the SEMK initiative at Wharton’s Sol C. Snider Entrepreneurial Research Center. He also runs the Division of Business Programs at New York University’s School of Professional Studies.

In developing strategy tools for corporate and public sector decision makers, Professor Ihrig has worked with organizations such as BAE Systems, The Boeing Company, Vale, Merck, and the Philadelphia Orchestra. His research projects have been funded by the Economic & Social Research Council in the United Kingdom, the ATLAS Collaboration at CERN in Switzerland, Tekes in Finland, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Neubauer Family Foundation in the United States.

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