Speaker

James Martin Dr James Martin founded the James Martin Institute for Science and Civilization at the University of Oxford, and then the extraordinary 21st Century School at that University. 

He is also a Senior Fellow of the James Martin Center for Non-Proliferation Studies at the Monterey Institute in California.

Martin is Pulitzer nominee for his book The Wired Society. He has written 103 major textbooks - more than any other living person. Many have been seminal in their field.

'The Meaning of the 21st Century', published in 2006, has been made into a major film. In addition to a D.Litt from the University of Oxford, Martin has honorary doctorates from all six continents. He is renowned as a riveting lecturer.

Martin is a social entrepreneur in the fields of education, technology and international development. He founded James Martin Associates in London, and the company quickly became global. A follow-on company, James Martin and Co., is now called Headstrong, develops ultra-complex systems for corporations, worldwide.

Martin was a member of the software Scientific Advisory Board of the U.S. Department of Defense. He was ranked 4th in Computer World's 25th Anniversary Edition's most influential people in computer technology.