Rod D. Martin: Technology Entrepreneur, Futurist, Fund Manager, "Philosopher Capitalist"
ROD D. MARTIN, OUR FOUNDER & CEO
Rod D. Martin, Founder and CEO of The Martin Organization, is a technology entrepreneur, futurist, hedge fund manager and thought leader from Destin, Florida. Fox Business calls him a “tech guru,” Gawker once labeled him a “brilliant nonconformist,” BlazeTV has dubbed him "one of America's leading public intellectuals", while Britain’s Guardian describes him as a “philosopher capitalist.”
Rod was part of PayPal’s pre-IPO startup team, serving as special counsel to founder and CEO Peter Thiel, and also served as policy director to former Governor Mike Huckabee. He is also active in a variety of charitable and educational endeavors, including service as Advisory Board Chairman for the National Federation of Republican Assemblies, on the Board of Contributors at Stratfor and the Board of Advisors at the Liberty University School of Business, and as an officer of the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention, America's largest Protestant denomination. He is an internationally sought-after speaker, author, investor and strategist.
WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING
Fox Business News calls Rod D. Martin a "tech guru," Britain's Guardian newspaper has labeled him a "philosopher capitalist," BlazeTV has dubbed him "one of America's leading public intellectuals", while Gawker once described him as a "brilliant nonconformist."
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“Rod is one of our nation’s leading minds. He possesses a more complete understanding of America than most executives have of their own businesses. He’s smart, original, and very committed—a combination that one rarely finds.”
“Rod Martin is a cornucopian entrepreneur and eutropic thinker whose influence radiates through an array of companies, institutions, movements and churches, combining the insights of information technology with the salvific promise of biotech. A renaissance American, he is also a prolific friend of freedom and faith around the globe.”
“Rod Martin is a man who has spent much of his life ministering to and working for the benefit of others. I know Rod as an advocate for freedom, a leader who understands the real changes we need, and who has the drive and ability to make those changes happen.”