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Ervin Martinez

Director, Business Value Management

Microsoft

Ervin Martinez currently serves as the Director of Business Value Management Practice for MS Dynamics at Microsoft.  In this position, Ervin leads a team of value management professionals in demonstrating the usefulness of Microsoft’s Dynamics applications in helping enterprise-level businesses be more effective in resource planning and customer relationship management.  Before joining Microsoft, Ervin served as a Chief Enterprise Architect for SAP’s Americas Business Transformation Services Cloud Adoption Practice and as a Managing Principal for SAP’s Spanish Speaking Latin America Value Engineering Practice.  Ervin has also served as a Chief Economist for the Government Development Bank of Puerto Rico and as the Director of the Puerto Rico Small Business and Technology Development Center.   Ervin has a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and holds multiple professional certifications, including in Financial and Business Acumen, Data Analysis, and Value Negotiation.  Professional Experience (selected)
  • Director – Microsoft Dynamics Business Value Management Practice (current position)
  • Chief Enterprise Architect – SAP Americas Business Transformation Services Cloud Adoption Practice 
  • Managing Principal –  SAP Spanish Speaking Latin America Value Engineering Practice
  • Chief Economist – Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico
  • Director – PR Small Business and Technology Development Center
  • Principal – Advisory Services – Deloitte
Academic Background and Professional Certifications
  • PhD in Economics – University of Massachusetts, Amherst (1996)
  • Areas of specialization – Business Economics, Financial Economics, Value Management, Cloud Economics
  • Professional certifications – Financial Analysis and Business Acumen (INSEAD Business School 2017), Data Analysis (Northwestern University Business School 2019), Value Negotiation (INSEAD Business School 2018)
  • Econometric Modeling and Analysis – Georgia Institute of Technology (2000)