Martin most recently served as CTO at Push IO, which handles push notifications and mobile analytics for some of the biggest names in news and sports. Push IO was acquired by Responsys in January 2014, and Responsys in turn was acquired by Oracle.
Prior to Push IO, Martin co-founded Forkly, a food and restaurant discovery startup, and Brightkite, a location-based social networking company participating in the 2007 TechStars program, acquired in 2009. His primary areas of interest are geospatial services and mobile location technology. Previously, Martin founded loopnote.com and held R&D and engineering positions at various high-profile technology companies.
In 2009, Martin was named one of BusinessWeek’s Best Young Tech Entrepreneurs. His work has appeared in Wired Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Entrepreneur Magazine and G4 TV.
Martin holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland.