Managing Director, Founder Institute Texas
Martín Martinez is the Founder & President of A-Player Media, Inc., a creative brand and events company headquartered in Austin, Texas. He is also the Managing Director of the Founder Institute Texas, an idea-stage accelerator program in over 200 cities in 60 countries around the world.
After graduating from the University of Texas Austin in 2010, Martín started his career as one of the first five Inside Sales employees at Facebook before joining Google to launch innovative products for local businesses. A serial entrepreneur, he’s founded three companies and produced high-impact events across the state for startups, music, and entertainment. He intensely passionate about supporting inspiring entrepreneurs, working with musicians and performing artists, and all things SXSW.