Speaker, Author, Investor, & Advisor
Speaker, Author, Investor, & Advisor
Critically acclaimed speaker and author with a wealth of knowledge across technology, business, startups, entrepreneurship and investment. As featured in publications such as Forbes, TechCrunch, Business Insider, The Financial Review.
Having founded multiple companies, scaled operations globally, and developed some of the worlds most innovative products, Martin is widely known as one of Australia's leading serial entrepreneurs and business advisors.
Martin maintains a unique lens on end to end operations leveraging both his technical and non-technical backgrounds. A leader for innovation who has a proven track record in strategic & operational planning, sales growth & customer acquisition, capital raising & funding, product design & management, people & culture, marketing, branding & public relations.
Striving to drive emerging technologies, Martin uses his experience from large global corporates and growing startups to introduce world leading technology on local, regional and global levels. Martin follows a strict range of core values when carrying out business with a strong focus on creating environmental and social impact, ultimately trying to shape the world for the better through technology and innovation.
Martin has strong expertise in growing businesses and building exceptional teams with a deep understanding of how political, cultural, social, economic and technological impacts shape international markets.
A technical founder turned business person. Martin has started and grown multiple companies with a successful track record. Martin shows a disciplined mindset when carrying out business and typically perceived as the 'problem solver'. He is an experienced executive with board level experience.
Angel Investor with experience behind his decisions and an impressive portfolio. Martin uses his knowledge of startups and funding landscape to identify and invest in some of the worlds best companies. Holding strong relationships with Founders, Startups, VC's, Syndicates and Angels globally Martin is able to use his network to identify deals and invest in some of the highest performing companies.
Martin has advised and helped a range of companies from idea stage to unicorn status achieve their goals as well as instructing investors through due diligence processes. Working with and alongside some of Australia's most impressive minds Martin has built a reputation as a go to business leader for growing companies, government, and investors/firms looking for advice and coaching.
Martin is a self-confessed muso. From the age of 10 Martin has played the guitar. You can hear him rocking out on both his electric and acoustic during his time off. Throughout his teenage years he started to learn more instruments such as the piano, drums, and electronic instruments. Playing in bands and supporting some of the worlds biggest acts Martin's love for music will never disappear.
Okay so maybe 'athlete' is a stretch... Let's go with 'sportsperson' instead. Competing in high performance sports from early on in his life it is now a way Martin stays fit and healthy. He is involved with a range of sports such a Golf, AFL, Strength and Conditioning and Basketball whilst continuing to be a regular at the gym and pool. If he isn't playing it you'll se him watching it.
Creating and making doesn't stop in the office. Martin can often be found designing, building, and testing many different creations in his spare time. With an innovative mindset he is user experience obsessed and finds a sense of achievement when creating things that are intuitive, useful, and solve a problem. Some would call him a 'tinkerer'.
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