Over a long and varied career in publishing and marketing, Sam Martin has discovered a passion for helping brands and business leaders tell their stories. In each of his previous rolls in the hospitality, digital publishing, and innovation industries, he has seen how honest, well-crafted stories and thought leadership can be a powerful driver of business and brand awareness. He looks forward to helping many more clients craft compelling stories and reach new heights as the founder and creative lead of Martin Content Studios.His professional discipline was heavily informed by his early career as a full time writer. He has authored nine books of non-fiction including The Curious Boys Book of Adventure and Manspace: A Primal Guide to Marking Your Territory. His writing has appeared in Dwell, Metropolis, GOOD, and others. He was also the ghost writer for A Fine Line: How Design Strategies are Shaping the Future of Business by Hartmut Esslinger, the founder of frog design and a legendary industrial designer.He’s given talks at TED University in Oxford, Pecha Kucha in Austin, the Thinking Digital conference in Newcastle, England, and the Folio: Media Next conference in New York.Before his freelance career, he traveled the world, starting in Europe, Central America and Mexico before making his way to Fiji and Australia, where he worked for cash in a coffee shop to pay for his way to Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, The Philippines, and Nepal, at which time he bought embroidered T-shirts to sell in Camden Market, London, to buy a plane ticket to Montreal where he caught a train to Thunder Bay, Ontario, which is where he started planting trees. 80,000 of them later, he ended on the side of a mountain in northern British Columbia and decided it was time to go home.His poetry has been published in Borderlands: A Texas Poetry Review and The Santa Barbara Review.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Sam Martin and other top speakers and celebrities.