Rod D. Martin

Entrepreneur. Futurist.
Philosopher Capitalist.

Meet Rod

Rod D. Martin, founder and CEO of The Martin Organization, is a technology entrepreneur, futurist, hedge fund manager, author and conservative activist from Destin, Florida.  Fox Business News calls him a “tech guru”, Britain’s Guardian labeled him a “philosopher-capitalist”, Gawker called him “another of Peter Thiel’s brilliant nonconformists,” and George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management introduced him as “America’s foremost [conservative] expert on online politics.”

 

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“Rod is one of our nation’s leading minds.  He possesses a more complete understanding of America than most executives have of their own businesses.  He’s smart, original, and very committed — a combination that one rarely finds.”

Peter Thiel

Founder of PayPal, 'America's leading public intellectual.' - Fortune

Rod is a mentor, a wise counselor, a brilliant strategist, a visionary, and a builder. He is one of a precious few souls the world could use far more of.

Dr. Harald Ott

Ott Laboratory for Organ Engineering and Regeneration, Harvard Medical School

Featured Writing

On Optimism and Pessimism

I am a boundless, if realistic, optimist. What do I mean by that? First, I am certainly not a pessimist. To be a pessimist requires rejecting the sovereignty of God, His promises to work all things together for the good of those who love Him, and His loving, intensely... read more

Fulton, Lewis & Crockett, Oh My!

This is a big weekend for historic births and essential Americans. On this day in 1807, an American farm boy named Robert Fulton changed the world as thoroughly as the Wright Brothers would a century later by sailing, nay steaming his Clermont (aka North River) from... read more

Was the American Revolution Sinful?

WORLD magazine’s Saturday feature, August 2, 2014. There is a recurring, albeit ill-informed, question in Christian circles regarding Romans 13 (which counsels dutiful subordination to legally established authorities) and the American Revolution:  were the... read more

Latest Articles & Op-Eds

On Optimism and Pessimism

I am a boundless, if realistic, optimist. What do I mean by that? First, I am certainly not a pessimist. To be a pessimist requires rejecting the sovereignty of God, His promises to work all things together for the good of those who love Him, and His loving, intensely... read more

Fulton, Lewis & Crockett, Oh My!

This is a big weekend for historic births and essential Americans. On this day in 1807, an American farm boy named Robert Fulton changed the world as thoroughly as the Wright Brothers would a century later by sailing, nay steaming his Clermont (aka North River) from... read more

Latest From Rod’s Blog

Is “Christ Everything I Need”?

I visited a friend’s church this Sunday morning. One of the songs we sang posited that “Christ is everything I need,” and went on to say that, having met Jesus, nothing else in this life could ever satisfy me. I thought about that for a second. And I... read more

Ebola: Rick Perry’s Coming Out Party

Personally, I like Rick Perry a lot, I suspect his hands are being tied by Federal agencies beyond his control, and I think responsibility for the following lies with Barack Obama, possibly in its entirety, certainly far more than with Rick Perry. However, our guest... read more

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