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 has labeled him a “philosopher-capitalist”, Gawker describes him as “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

Rod’s Analysis

Current Features

The Rod Martin Report – November 12, 2016

The Rod Martin Report   An Enormous Sigh of Relief Democrats Reject the Working Class Realignment and a New Republican Metanarrative Yes It Was Rigged: Here’s How Riots, Snowflakes and the General Leftwing Meltdown Personnel is Policy It Ain’t Over... read more

This Could Be Our 1989

by John Mauldin November 13, 2016 I think many of my readers are in the same boat I’m in: we are still sorting out the implications of last Tuesday’s election. My style is generally not to shoot from the hip but to think about things before I start to write. When I... read more

Corruption And Prosperity

by Richard Rahn November 8, 2016 What is the single most important determinate as to whether a country is rich or poor? It is not the level of government spending, taxation, regulation or monetary stability — even though those factors are very important. It is the... read more

Socialism Kills More Babies than War

by Chelsea Follett October 24, 2016 Recent reports that infants now die at a higher rate in Venezuela than in war-torn Syria were, sadly, unsurprising – the results of socialist economics are predictable. Venezuela’s infant mortality rate has actually been higher... read more

You Can Forget About China Overtaking the US Economy

by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard May 8, 2016 China panic has abated. The Shanghai Composite index of equities is back above 3,000. The much-feared devaluation never happened. The yuan has strengthened against the dollar this year, to the consternation of Western tourists.... read more

How the PayPal Mafia Redefined Success in Silicon Valley

Being a part of this was one of the most incredible things I’ve ever done or will ever do.  I will forever be grateful to my dear friend Peter Thiel for including me in the journey.  And this is one of the best stories I’ve ever read about that time and... read more