Martin

Name
Martin

Position
Regional Director

Location
West London

Big Business Experience

Marks & Spencer, LDC

Small Business Experience

Bremont, Funeral Partners

Summary

Martin is a leader in unlocking the power of data and making companies data driven. Experienced in international B2B and B2C organisations from start-ups to £bn turnover businesses across multiple sectors, including private equity, retail, consumer, business and legal services.

Martin is a passionate connector and introducer. He is a founder and chair of the Business Leaders’ Family and the Private Equity Collective. And he is an experienced mentor dedicating his time to early stage entrepreneurs to establish and grow their companies.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science at Charles University in Prague
  • Diploma in Marketing at Oxford College of Marketing

Key Areas of Expertise

Expert on making companies data driven (12+ years of experience in transforming businesses through the power of data)

Sales & Marketing technology expert (CRMs and Marketing automation systems including Salesforce, Microsoft Dynamics, HubSpot, Pardot, Marketo, etc.)

Conference speaker on the topics of Data, Sales Operations, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Facilitator of Business Leaders’ Communities and Masterminds

Mentor of 250+ entrepreneurs (Unltd, Micromentor, Grow Movement)

Experience

Director at Data Driven Era Ltd assisting CEOs and CFOs to make their companies data driven (LDC, Funeral Partners, Bremont Watches, Lexoo, Money Plus Group, Jeffery & Wilkes, MyChocolate, Dent Global, Score App, New Motion, Neopost, Unleash & Engage, AJW Group)

Head of Data at Lifetime Legal – playing a critical role in a business turnaround of a 50-staff call centre business. From the threat of bankruptcy to the first profitable quarter ever in just three months. Thanks to the power of data.

Senior Data Consultant at Marks & Spencer – transforming the way M&S does their reporting (from manual Excel based reporting to a modern automated Business Intelligence solution)

Co-founder of Elexu (Interactive video platform startup)

Chairman of the Business Leaders’ Family – support community for SME business owners

Chairman of the Private Equity Collective – collaborative community for vendors servicing the Private Equity sector

Board Advisor of Score App (MarTech startup)

Board Advisor of Scanquo (disruptive PropTech startup)

Founder and chair of several Mastermind groups

Mentor to 250+ entrepreneurs (one of them founded and exited their data startup to a US tech company within just 2 years)