Rod D. Martin

Entrepreneur. Futurist.
Philosopher Capitalist.

Meet Rod

Rod D. Martin, founder and CEO of The Martin Organization, is a technology entrepreneur, futurist, hedge fund manager, author and conservative activist from Destin, Florida.  Fox Business News calls him a “tech guru”, Britain’s Guardian labeled him a “philosopher-capitalist”, Gawker called him “another of Peter Thiel’s brilliant nonconformists,” and George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management introduced him as “America’s foremost [conservative] expert on online politics.”

 

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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.”

Peter Thiel

Founder of PayPal, 'America's leading public intellectual.' - Fortune

Rod is a mentor, a wise counselor, a brilliant strategist, a visionary, and a builder. He is one of a precious few souls the world could use far more of.

Dr. Harald Ott

Ott Laboratory for Organ Engineering and Regeneration, Harvard Medical School

Featured Writing

Why Peak Oil Predictions Haven’t Come True

I’ve written about the myth of “peak oil” for at least eight years — every year brings new evidence against the prophecies of the doomsayers and yet every year their faulty premises require debunking. As I said in 2006 (“Oil is Well: The... read more

Top 7 Reasons Conservatives Love Uber

Nicholas Stehle is Vice President for Operations at The Martin Organization. When it comes to tech, he knows his stuff. — RDM   From Los Angeles to New York, Conservatives love Uber. Why? Oh, that’s easy. Here are seven quick reasons. 1. Uber is market disrupting... read more

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Afghanistan Postscript:  The Lost Opportunity

Afghanistan Postscript: The Lost Opportunity

Sunday’s ceremonies marking the end of the 13-year NATO mission in Afghanistan rightly honored the successes and sacrifices of American and allied troops, who rescued an Al Qaeda and Taliban-led failed state where teenage girls were routinely executed for the “crime”... read more

Latest From Rod’s Blog

Why Peak Oil Predictions Haven’t Come True

Why Peak Oil Predictions Haven’t Come True

I’ve written about the myth of “peak oil” for at least eight years — every year brings new evidence against the prophecies of the doomsayers and yet every year their faulty premises require debunking. As I said in 2006 (“Oil is Well: The... read more