Martin is an adept business professional with 32+ years of international experience in both corporate and operational roles. Prior to founding OpusVertex International, LLC he was working with Sony Pictures Entertainment as Senior Vice President of Leadership & Organization Development, based on the studio lot in Culver City, California. Before that, he served as Chief Learning Officer for The Apollo Education Group, one of the world’s largest education companies.
Martin spent most of his career with Hilton Worldwide in a variety of operational and corporate roles, ultimately serving as the Chief Learning Officer for the company. He has travelled millions of miles facilitating executive and management team development and learning experiences in over 30 countries.
While with Hilton Hotels Corporation, Martin was frequently loaned to other major corporations and both national and international associations to facilitate executive meetings and lead a wide variety of workshops designed to optimize team performance.
With a deep interest in cognitive and neuroscience, Martin utilizes the latest research and state-of-the-art psychometrics and facilitation techniques to ensure a comprehensive approach that optimizes group output and performance. Martin ensures all cerebral preferences of the group are engaged along with the power of emotions (EQ) to enable all voices and perspectives to be considered in moving towards decisions.
FKA Performance Consulting * Emergenetics * Advanced Emergenetics * Emotional Intelligence - EQ Map * Lominger Leadership Architect * Lominger Team Architect * Lominger Succession Architect * Lominger VOICES 360 * Lominger Cultributes * Kirkpatrick Four Levels Evaluation * Duarte "Presentations Warrior" * Decision Dynamics: Decision Styles, Complexity Motivation, CareerView
National Speakers Association * eSpeakers * Meeting Professionals International * NeuroLeadership Institute * Association of Talent Development * Society for Human Resource Management
Martin was born in the United Kingdom, educated at Clifton College and then the University of Surrey, where he earned his Bachelor of Science Honors Degree in Hotel & Catering Administration. He is also an Associate of the University of Surrey and has been a Governor of Clifton College since 2002. Martin is now a Citizen of the United States and also carries EU/UK and Canadian passports. Martin resides in Palm Springs, California.
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