Technology & media entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist

Martin Warner is a serial entrepreneur, film producer, media investor and philanthropist. He is currently CEO & Co-founder of botObjects, the leading desktop 3D printing company, co-headquartered in London and New York, and which is currently the fastest growing tech start-up (inside 12 months) in the UK, and in the top three in the US. At botObjects, Martin co-pioneered the most controversial 3D desktop printer of its time - creating the worlds first full colour 3D desktop printer - the ProDesk3D. botObjects’ ProDesk3D recently made the top of the Hot 100 list in T3 Magazine in its no.1 category – 3D Printing.

Martin is renowned for creating and developing disruptive ideas, which include Founding and is presently the Chairman of enRecruit, a market leading, transformative online recruitment venture - focused on video interview selection. He is the Chairman and Founder of Cabo Films, a film financing partnership and independent film production-company, and is also Chairman of WeFund, the largest UK crowd-funding arts platform. Martin also oversees and co-founded Talkbiznow, the UK’s largest B-2-B business community platform. He is currently founder and an investor in 7elevation – an SME marketing suite platform, and has invested in a project to create a global marketplace for the trading and funding of inventions.

He founded Tech Entrepreneurs Week, a leading national technology conference in the UK - with the goal of providing practical insight for tech entrepreneurs, and making it easier for entrepreneurs to access investment capital. The conference hosts the UK’s toughest technology investment competition, were 100 tech companies compete in front of the nations venture capitalists. Martin is a strong vocal advocate for entrepreneurism and technology innovation both here in the UK and US, he is currently lobbying the UK government to make London – a technology center for global excellence. The conference will be launching in New York in 2014.

While Martin is accused of being media shy, he occasionally speaks at conferences on topics he is passionate about, such as 3D printing. He is a popular technology & media commentator, and appears frequently on television, radio, in newspapers and magazines, including: Fox Business News (latest FOX TV interview), Forbes, BBC News, Sky News, CNBC Squawkbox, , Bloomberg, Daily Telegraph, The Times, The Independent, The Guardian, Financial Times, NBC News, Tech Crunch, Popular Science, T3, Social Networking Times and more.

He is also known as one of the founding leaders behind the software automation and business focus of enterprise IT (Information Technology). Martin took a leadership view of the thinking, integration and correlation of an ERP for IT, and evangelized the term “run IT like a business”. Martin is a supporter of Cancer Research UK. He works and resides in the London & New York areas.

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