Bridging the Digital Divide
Hugh Martin is chairman and CEO of Lacuna Technologies, Inc, the leading provider of open source digital tools that allow cities to create and enforce dynamic transportation policies. Hugh joined Lacuna in November 2018. Previously, Hugh was VP of Strategy for Verizon Smart Communities. He joined Verizon through the acquisition of Sensity Systems by Verizon in October 2016. As its founder and CEO, Hugh created the vision for Sensity Systems and the Light Sensory Network and is responsible for steering the company’s strategic course. His 35-year track record as an entrepreneurial leader of cutting-edge technology companies, new ventures, and high-growth businesses includes serving at the helm of numerous highly successful organizations. In 2011, he was named CEO for Fortune magazine’s ‘Executive Dream Team: The startup edition,’ acknowledged for his ‘management chops’ and for successfully taking public two companies, in two different industries. More recently, the World Economic Forum recognized Hugh and Sensity as a Technology Pioneer. In addition, Hugh serves as the Chairman of Whole Biome, a startup in the Microbiome space and is also a board member of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. Help us grow! Leave us a rating and review - it's the best way to bring new listeners to the show. Don't forget to subscribe! Have a suggestion, or want to chat with Jim? Email him at Jim@ThePoliticalLife.net Follow The Political Life on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter for weekly updates.