Martin has over 30 years’ experience leading mission-critical and development projects and businesses in the IT, Telecoms and outsourcing sectors.
Prior to founding Pure, Martin founded Infinity SDC Ltd, leading it to become one of the fastest growing technology companies in the UK. Under Martin’s leadership,
Infinity won some of the largest data centre contracts in Europe, operating the core infrastructure for some of the most demanding clients in the world. Martin developed Europe’s first Tier IV data centre (only the 6th in the world) and led Infinity to win multiple awards for design innovation and energy efficiency. This experience led to the development of the Pure Data Centres Universal Data Hall model to ensure efficiency of delivery, operation and cost. Anywhere.
In 2012, Martin established iCITY London (now Here East) to transform the 1,000,000 square foot Olympic Park press and broadcast centre into a major innovation and technology hub creating 8,000 jobs to fulfil the Olympic employment legacy promise. Prior to establishing Infinity, Martin had led the $800m Customer Connectivity and CPE (C3) business globally for Concert, a joint venture between BT and MCI.