Martha is the CEO of Outsourced Innovation® a twelve-year consulting firm that got its start demonstrating emerging technologies. The company empowers organizations to execute Big Ideas with programs that support a culture of innovation. She has launched two companies and works with an entrepreneurial mindset having broad industry experience in pharmaceuticals, energy and higher education.
Martha has ushered forward hundreds of startups through launch and growth. She is accomplished in product innovation and design thinking and has authored numerous studies and best-practices to advance tech innovation.
Martha is passionate about Women in STEM and an advocate for youth entrepreneurship as a means of self-employment. Through Bradley University, she was awarded the prestigious Roger Lumen Award for Project CEO – Helping Women Create Great Companies. Martha is among the Most Influential Women in Business in 2015 recognized by the Daily Herald.
She holds an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management and a BBA from the University of Wisconsin. She is a certified New Product Development Professional and STEM Innovator practitioner through the University of Iowa.