Sales & Operations
Martin studied electronics and computer engineering at the Fachhochschule Kiel in Germany from which he graduated as Diplom-Ingenieur (FH). During his studies, Martin worked in several local computer companies and the German Oceanographic Research Institute in Kiel.
As his first assignment after graduation, Martin worked several years for the French Oceanographic Research Institute IFREMER as a system programmer and engineer for sea-going instruments.
Returning back to Germany, Martin joined several small start-up companies in Hamburg until finally joining IBM in Germany back in 2001 where he spent 14 years. holding various managerial positions leading the company's Business Development in Cloud, ISV and Global Technology Services in Eastern Europe, and with assignments in Ukraine and Russia.
Martin joined IXcellerate Data Centre mid-2015 as Head of International Sales and Business Development. Martin is currently Director of Business Development for IXcellerate responsible for the data center eco-system and international partnerships.
Martin is a native German speaker and speaks fluent English, some French and Russian.