Dr. Martin joined The Foxboro Company in the 1970’s and has worked in a variety of positions in training, engineering, product planning, marketing and strategic planning. He left Foxboro to become Vice President at Intech Controls and also at Automation Research Corporation before returning to Invensys in 1996. Since his return he had been VP of Marketing for Foxboro and Chief Marketing Officer for Invensys Manufacturing and Process Systems prior to moving into his current position. He has authored numerous published articles and technical papers and has authored two books: Bottom Line Automation and Dynamic Performance Management: The Pathway to World Class Manufacturing, co-authored Automation Made Easy,and Real-Time Control of the Industrial Enterprise and was a contributing author of Metrics That Matter,Operational Excellenceand A Guide to the Automation Body of Knowledge.
Dr. Martin holds multiple patents including the patent for Dynamic Performance Measures, Real-Time Activity-Based Costing, Profitable Safety and Asset and Resource Modeling, which are the basis for Fortune naming him a Hero of U.S. Manufacturing. He was also named as one of the 50 Most Influential Innovators of All Time by Intech, and received the Life Achievement Award by the Instrument, Systems and Automation Society (ISA). In 2013 Dr. Martin was elected to the Process Automation Hall of Fame, received the Invensys President’s Award, and was selected as a Fellow of The International Society of Automation.Dr. Martin has BA and MS degrees in Mathematics and an MA degree in Administration and Management, a Master of Biblical Studies degree, a PhD in Industrial Engineering, and a PhD in Biblical Studies.