An award-winning designer, entrepreneur and angel investor; Martin most recently served the Executive Office of the President as a Presidential Innovation Fellow. Prior, Martin exited his first start-up through an acquisition deal with Twitter where he joined Twitter as their first Design Manager, with a primary focus on designing the design team. Martin is currently the CEO of nvite, a seed-stage Washington, DC based startup focused on redesigning and reimagining event technology.
As an educator, author, and speaker, Martin has established himself an active, successful and influential member of the design community and industry. Martin’s influence and success ranges from designing and directing major strategic interactive marketing initiatives with organizations large and small such as Apple, Google, Adobe, British Telecom, Mozilla and Oracle. Initiatives including the redesign of Ogilvy, Mashable, NASDAQ; developing the initial mobile strategies for The Washington Post, POLITICO, National Journal, Kiplinger, C-SPAN, PUMA, OPOWER; and even designing the original brand identity for start-ups such as LivingSocial.
In addition to being a design practitioner, Martin has taught experience design at MICA, Boston University and with General Assembly.