International speaker and author of 6-Week Cycles, Joe Martin has worked in the creative industry for over 18 years gaining experience in design, marketing, and leadership. As a seasoned entrepreneur, he has successfully sold and exited two companies. His last venture, focused on CRO, was acquired six months after it launched. His passion for building real-world communities and improving corporate culture is a part of every project.
He is an active voice in Chicago as the founder of The Entrepreneur's Workshop, a 3,000+ member group for Chicago professionals. He has helped entrepreneurs across Chicago gain core business skills and apply new marketing insights. He has served as a judge & mentor for Google Startup Weekend events and worked with students through DePaul University's entrepreneurship program.
Past projects include work for McDonald’s, Microsoft, Cars.com, and Anheuser-Busch among other corporations. His ideas on experience design have been featured in The Observer, Website Magazine, and paved the way for speaking opportunities locally and internationally.