Chief Executive Officer
As Chief Executive Officer, Eileen Martinson provides Sparta Systems with focused vision, leadership and strategic direction, leading the company to significant growth, profitability and innovation. Through her efforts, Sparta Systems implemented a highly successful adjacent market strategy and released industry leading enterprise quality and compliance management solutions in analytics and mobility, as well as developed a revolutionary cloud based supplier quality management system. In June 2013, Martinson was named a New Jersey Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award recipient in the software and IT services category. Martinson is a highly accomplished enterprise software industry veteran with more than two decades of executive leadership experience.
Prior to joining Sparta Systems, Martinson was the Chief Operating Officer of Allscripts, one of the foremost suppliers of clinical software, connectivity and information solutions, where she helped to bring significant growth in profits and revenue, and developed an extensive product portfolio.
Before Allscripts, Martinson was Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Services at Misys plc, playing a key role in its return to accelerated growth. In the mid-2000s, she was Senior Vice President at Oracle Consulting in North America. As Siebel Systems’ Senior Vice President of Global Services, Martinson had general manager responsibility and helped to create the Customer Experience Blueprint Program, which was later issued a U.S. patent.
Previously, Martinson held the positions of Senior Vice President, Research at Gartner and Executive Vice President of Global Product Solutions and Delivery at Ariba. In the mid-1990s, Martinson served as Executive Vice President of SAP America where she was integral in helping the company grow from $100 million to over a billion dollars in revenue.
Martinson graduated summa cum laude from Philadelphia University, where she was recently appointed Chair of the Board of Trustees. Martinson was also the recipient of the PhilaU 2012 Leader of Innovation Medal, and is a member of the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton Board of Directors and the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Board.
In addition, Martinson is a well-known speaker on topics as diverse as “Women’s Leadership in Business” and “Getting a Company Profitable, and Staying That Way”. A noted philanthropist, she is involved in the Martinson Family Foundation, which funds and guides more than 25 dedicated programs at major universities to advance K-12 instruction in science, mathematics and technology.