Chuck Martin

Chuck Martin

Chuck Martin is a New York Times business best-selling author, CEO of Mobile Future Institute and the Editor of the MediaPost mCommerce Daily, where he writes the daily MobileShopTalk column. Martin has been a leading pioneer in the digital interactive marketplace for more than a decade.

Martin’s latest book, MOBILE INFLUENCE: The New Power of the Consumer, illustrates the impact mobile is going to have and the future of the market. The Mobile Shopping Life Cycle involves six stages, each thriving with opportunities for marketers to engage with m-powered consumers and to influence their choices. Some of the most innovative leaders in the mobile field share their experiences and success stories as the best way to employ mobile influence is demonstrated.

THE THIRD SCREEN: Marketing to Your Customers in a World Gone Mobile, defines the implications, strategies, and tactics to thrive in business during the mobile revolution. The book links the technological developments to the behavioral changes that go hand-in-hand and reveals the unexpected aspects of the coming changes in mobile, preparing marketers and businesspeople for what lies just around the corner.

The Mobile Future Institute is a U.S. –based think tank that focuses on business strategies and marketing tactics for a world gone mobile delving into how, when, and where marketers should best interact with mobile customers. The Institute and Martin are on the forefront of mobile research exploring how the mobile consumer is on the move, on location and how marketers can most effectively reach them in this new digital landscape.

As the former Director of the Center of Media Research at MediaPost Communications Inc., Martin conducted and marketed original research for media, marketing and advertising professionals.

Martin is a former Vice President of IBM, where he ran a division responsible for business strategy solutions in the media industry, including publishers and advertising agencies.

Martin is a New York Times business best-selling book author of numerous books, including The Smartphone Handbook, The Digital Estate, Net Future and Max-e-Marketing in the Net Future (co-author) and has appeared on CNN, CNBC, Fox, and ABC-TV’s News Now. He was the founding Publisher of Interactive Age, the first publication to launch in print and on the Web simultaneously and the associate publisher at Information Week, a magazine targeted to CIOs and information technology professionals.

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Chuck Martin joins Jim Blasingame to consider the implications for your business if the Obama administration's plan to give the Internet way goes into effect.
Chuck Martin joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the Obama administration's plan to relinquish control of the Internet to a global, "multi-stakeholder community," and why this is a dangerous plan.
Chuck Martin joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the early stages of the Internet, before the public had access, and to identify how the current governance system was established.