Martin is a co-founder of forkly. Previously, Martin founded Brightkite, a location-based social networking company founded as part of the 2007 TechStars program, and acquired by Limbo Inc. in 2009. His primary areas of interest are geospatial services and mobile location technology. Before Brightkite, Martin founded loopnote.com and has 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.
2010 - Current (almost 7 years)
BS, Computing Science
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