Martin has over 25 years' experience of the architecture, design and development of complex, robust enterprise software systems, and has been with Actual Experience since its very early days. During his time at BT, Martin was the lead technical architect for a novel software system within the 21CN network architects group, and led a global software team in its development. Prior to BT, Martin served as the Chief Architect at Nexagent, working for the venture-funded company from its infancy until its acquisition by EDS in 2008. He designed the software system that enables end-to-end application performance to be managed across multiple networks. Martin graduated from Cambridge University with a first-class degree in Mathematics in 1992, and subsequently joined AEA Technology, a diversified high-tech company, developing novel algorithms and scalable software for the space and defence industries.