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“IE is an institution where YOU can push initiatives, drive your own vision and generate impact, not only on the people around you but the wider community. The members of IE the Community possess a rare combination of character, ambition and readiness to deal with the unexpected; all of them are committed to making a positive difference in the world.” - Martin Boehm

Martin through the years, martin throughout the world

  • 1998 – 2001: BA in International Business – Reutlingen University, Germany
  • 2001 – 2002: MBA – Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship, Australia
  • 2001 – 2002: Research stay – Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
  • 2002 – 2003: Professional experience in Singapore, Chile and Germany
  • 2002 – 2003: PhD in Marketing – Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
  • 2006 – Present: Professor of Marketing, IE Business School
  • 2008 – 2010: Dean of Undergraduate Studies, IE University
  • 2010 – 2012: Associate Dean of Master in Management Programs
  • 2012 – 2017: Dean of Programs
  • 2017 – Present: Dean of IE Business School

Santiago Íñiguez ,
Executive President of IE University

For over a decade, Martin has been a valued member of faculty and a phenomenal part of our management team. He has a formidable understanding and strategic vision of the business education sector and has been an excellent team builder, fostering solid support networks within the IE community and around the world.

Bernhard Niesner,
CEO and Co-Founder of busuu

"Martin is the next generation of world-class business school deans: pragmatic, unconventional and relentlessly focused on ensuring that the school educates the business leaders of tomorrow."

Karen Sibley Ed.D.,
Vice President for Strategic Initiatives
Dean of the School of Professional Studies, Brown University

“Forward-thinking, inventive AND very smart - these are attributes I value in Martin Boehm. After years of joint work, we have discovered incredible strength in our diversity, largely thanks to Martin, who values diversity, broad perspective and critical thinking. I value having such a nimble and fun partner."

Dr. Nick van Dam,
Partner and Global Chief Learning Officer McKinsey & Company

"Martin is a true leader in driving innovation and shaping the future of business education at IE University. He has a creative mind and embraces a “can do” mentality what is incredibly important in the Digital Age."

Sangeet Chowfla,
President and Chief Executive Officer, Graduate Management Admission Council® (GMAC®)

"Martin is one of the most innovative thinkers in management education, with an approach that focuses on the student experience and career goals. He makes a valuable contribution to the GMAC Board and prioritizes the impact that we will make on candidates and employers. Overall a great guy to hang out with!"

Luca Bianconi,
Accenture Financial Services Strategy Lead for Middle East and Turkey

"From my first job after graduation to my consulting career, I was able to build on the fantastic foundation on strategic marketing provided by Martin during his classes. Moreover, his energy whilst passing on his vast knowledge has motived me to become a better mentor to the junior resources on my teams.”


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