Martin Warner is a technology CEO & serial entrepreneur, film & documentary producer, media investor and philanthropist. He is currently Founder and Chairman of enRecruit, a new market leading, transformative online recruitment venture - focused on video interview selection. He is also the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Talkbiznow, the UK’s largest B-2-B business community platform. Martin is also Chairman and Founder of Cabo Films, a film equity and financing partnership and independent film production company, where he is also active in film producing and documentary film–making. His latest venture is called 7elevation, which focuses on changing the way companies approach digital marketing.
Martin also recently founded Tech Entrepreneurs Week with the goal of making investment funding available to every tech entrepreneur in the UK. Being 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.
As an active media investor, he recently co-founded XGrid – a new kind of technology start-up accelerator and fund, based out of New York and London, aimed at bridging the divide between angel investment and venture capital. Martin is an investor in many companies, and is also currently the Chairman of WeFund, the largest UK crowd-funding arts platform.
He is a popular technology commentator, and appears frequently on television, radio, in newspapers and magazines, including Fox Business News, Forbes, BBC News, Sky News, CNBC Squawkbox, Social Networking Times, Bloomberg, Daily Telegraph, The Times, The Independent, The Guardian, Financial Times and more.
Martin is renowned for creating and developing disruptive ideas, and taking them to market. He has widely said, “that the best leaders sit at the intersection of practicing entrepreneurship while using that insight by leading as an investor”.
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”.
Apart from founding Tech Entrepreneurs Week, he is a popular and passionate speaker, and speaks at conferences around the world and is a supporter of Cancer Research UK.
He works across the London, New York, LA and San Francisco markets, and resides in both the London and New York areas.
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