Currently based in London, Ontario, Canada, Martin grew up in Montreal and lived for a time in Toronto.
Martin began his career as a graphic designer, but was soon drawn web design. His ambition for creating compelling online experiences drew him to deeper and deeper explorations into the underlying technologies.
After working with a custom content management system (CMS), in late 2005 Martin started using the Drupal CMS and found it powerful and easy to work with. He began attending meetings of Drupal User Groups in Toronto and Waterloo, Ontario, eventually starting a group in London.
Currently employed by Acquia, Martin is now Triple Certified for Drupal as well being certified for a variety of other Acquia products, in addition to being UX certified by the world-renowned Nielsen Norman Group. Martin has spoken at various user groups, local Drupalcamps, and Drupalcons. He has also appeared on the Talking Drupal podcast as a guest and host, and has blogs published on OpenSource.com and a handful of other sites.