Martin is a former academic turned entrepreneur in education, medicine and technology. He studied Philosophy at Princeton and received his PhD in Sociology from Yale. After 6 years as a professor at Cornell and NYU Buenos Aires, he started Tipitap where he has been creating digital products in education and healthcare for the past 10 years. Tipitap won Best App in iTunes Rewind Education, and Best International Company at Launch EDU. His current venture DermicVR creates virtual reality experiences to distract from painful and stressful medical procedures such as blood draws, IVs and vaccinations.