Martinez is recognized by the Wall Street Journal ® as, “[One of] the most influential, forward-thinking and successful IT Leaders;" HITEC, as a Top 100 technology influencer & innovator; and is the recipient of the U.S. Senatorial Medal of Freedom awarded by the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), “the highest award Republican Members of the U.S. Senate can bestow." He’s also been a bipartisan, bicameral advisor regarding cyber counter terrorism and defense to congress, the President-Elect Transition Team, and the President's 100-day team.
His public discourses include: Forbes top listed and Global 1000 boards; joint briefings with the White House OSTP; the Federal Reserve; the DHS intelligence community; Forbes CEO conferences; private equity; mid-market companies; the American University Kogod Cyber Governance Center; The Big Shift in IT Leadership; Washington & Lee CLAC conference; the Hispanic National Bar Association; the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility; American University; the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI); and his alma mater, The University of Texas in San Antonio, where he received a BBA in Accounting and Information Systems. He’s an avid learner, continuing education in DHS Cyber Counter Terrorism & Defense, Harvard Corporate Strategy and recently completed FINTECH Certification regarding Blockchain technology at MIT.
His recent CEO & board advisory work include: Fortune 500; American University Kogod Cyber Governance Center; the Association for Corporate Growth; the National Healthcare ISAC; the Global Institute for Cyber Security Research at NASA; Globes International (Tel-Aviv); and the Axon Global Alliance, a cyber counter intelligence organization.
His corporate client experiences include; AEGON USA, AIG, Citigroup Global, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, and Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) Financial Services, negotiating over 2 million air miles and contracts in 20 countries. He’s experienced with clients in crisis management such as in the 9-11 World Trade Center attack, the Olympic Games, the 2008 financial crisis and over 200 advanced cyber-attacks and breaches.