Martin has been an entrepreneur since his early youth. In 2003 he founded Globant together with 3 friends, with the aim of building a Company leader in the creation of innovative software products.
Martín has served as Chairman of our board and Chief Executive Officer since 2005. As Globant CEO, Martín drove the company from a small start-up to an organization with more than 6200 professionals and presence in the US, UK, Spain, India, Brazil, Colombia, México, Perú, Chile, Uruguay and Argentina. Today, Globant is working for world class customers such as Google, Electronic Arts, NatGeo, Southwest Airlines and Coca Cola, among others.
Martin is deeply passionate about inspiring future entrepreneurs, that´s why he frequently gives lectures at different events and has been a jury at the Endeavor Entrepreneurs panel and at La Red Innova. The MIT Sloan School of Management wrote a business case about Globant entitled: “Globant, Leading the IT Revolution in Latin America”, and invited Martin to give lectures to their MBA students. Harvard and Stanford also wrote business cases to study the company.
Globant has become the first software development company from Latin America to do an IPO
on the NYSE, in 2014. It was recognized as one of the top 10 innovative companies in South America by Fast Company and was named as a worldwide leader in Digital Strategy and Agency Service by IDC MarketScape (2016 and 2017).
Martín was selected Endeavor Entrepreneur 2005 and has won a Konex Award as one of the most innovative entrepreneurs of 2008. He was selected as one the Argentinean Creative of 2009 (Círculo de Creativos de la Argentina). In 2011, Latin Trade has also recognized Martin as Emerging CEO of the Year. He is a member of the Young President´s Organization (YPO), a Board Member of Endeavor Argentina, member of AEA, member of Argentina’s Production Council and was recognized with the Entrepreneur of the Year award by Ernst & Young (2013). In 2016 he published a book entitled “The Never Ending Digital Journey” where he shares his vision on how technologies are changing the world and how brands need to adapt to lead this revolution.
Martín holds a degree in Electronic Engineering from La Plata University and a Master degree in Business Administration from CEMA University.