American-born Martha Eger Martens is an author, scientist, and pharmaceutical executive who grew up in Alabama and earned a BS in Chemistry, an MBA in International Marketing, and a PhD in International Finance/Management. She has lived and worked in the U.S., Germany, the U.K., France, and Switzerland with the majority of her time spent in Europe.
Eger Martens has published articles on the subjects of tissue typing, automated blood grouping, cytokines, and monoclonal antibodies. Further to the scientific publications, she published in the law journal International Law Firm Management on mergers and acquisitions and was a co-author of the book The Art and Science of Business Intelligence Analysis.
Eger Martens was a scientist in the U.S. and in Germany in the areas of hematology and cancer research and moved on to management in the areas of marketing, business unit management (hematology), and business development (business intelligence).
She was a regular lecturer at:
- University of Basel (Switzerland)
- University of Zürich (Switzerland)
- The Theseus Institute (Nice, France)
- Henley Management College (Henley-on Thames, England)
She spoke frequently at international conferences on the subject of Business Intelligence. And finally, Eger Martens taught a course on writing a five-year business plan at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts (Basel, Switzerland).
All of these lectures and courses were conducted in English and/or German.
Eger Martens has just recently finished her first novel. Within her community, she is an active supporter of migrant women and victims of trafficking as well as the women’s safe houses of Basel, Switzerland. When she is not writing, she enjoys gardening, reading, and painting.
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