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Michael Martin, known on his podcast as M^2, is CEO and Founder of Retro 21 LLC and the Retro 21 Studios Podcast.  Martin, who currently resides in the Pacific Northwest, has an extensive and multi-faceted background in technology and business. 


As technology consultant and executive advisor, he leads large, enterprise scale application development and digital transformation efforts across a wide variety of industry and technical domains.


His Retro 21 Studios Podcast was developed to help provide a unique opportunity for listeners to explore and further understand the implications of an emergent technology we collectively call AI.  And to hear the diverse voices of scientists, athletes, industry experts and often unheard voices, who are either on the cutting edge of AI, somewhere in the middle or simply trying to grasp the implications of the rapid technological change that is underway.


Michael is married, with two children, and after a stint as a "winger" on military/collegiate rugby fields, he still considers himself an athlete at heart.  He holds certificates in Artificial Intelligence: Business Strategy and Applications, Leading Innovative Change, Blockchain Fundamentals  and Fundamentals of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies through the University of Berkeley and certificates in Principles of Biochemistry and Human Anatomy: Musculoskeletal Cases through Harvard University and holds a M.S. Degree in Information Systems from Roosevelt University and B.S in Management from New York Institute of Technology. 



The digital images on the Retro 21 Studios website are drone images produced and curated by Martin who is a FAA licensed Remote Pilot, the high-resolution drone images are available here.

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