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

Rod’s Analysis

Politics & Economics
Faith and Culture

Current Features

Could We Be on the Brink of a Republican Realignment?

We are constantly told of the demographic Armageddon that must shortly befall the Republican Party. But what if a different sort of realignment – a Republican one – comes first? This may sound like crazy talk, I know. But it always does, right before it happens. No... read more

Reusable Rockets: A Revolution Like the Invention of Sail

On the heels of Jeff Bezo’s impressive landing of a New Shepherd rocket last month, Elon Musk’s achievement this week is a genuine revolution at hand, like that of advancing from canoes to the Age of Sail. There is really only one thing holding humanity... read more

Why Does America’s Oil Output Refuse to Collapse?

U.S. oil output isn’t dropping. And that is…more than a little interesting. Given the collapse in oil prices — very recently we were told that $250 oil would be the new normal — many predicted that U.S. frackers would be run out of business.... read more

Why the Golden Rule is the Secret of Success

From Rod’s Success Secrets. Click here for the rest of the ongoing series. To many people, the Golden Rule is very simple: he who has the gold makes the rules. They aren’t entirely wrong, of course. But that’s not the idea or the ideal. And if you want to... read more