Chris Martin

Global CTO

Chris Martin, CTO, based in the UK, Chris’ role is to lead and shape the Technology function to build-out Babl’s innovative portfolio of global SaaS and CPaaS products.

Chris joined Babl having been CTO at several high growth innovative businesses in the B2B SaaS communications space (PowWowNow); B2B/B2C Travel advertising (Cheapflights-Momondo); and B2C e-commerce (eBuyer.com).

Chris has a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, is a Chartered Engineer and Chartered IT Professional, is Certified in Information Security Management (ISACA) and has recently completed training in AI systems, Information Security Practitioner (ISACA) and Data Privacy compliance (GDPR).

In his spare time, Chris likes to spend his time with his four rescue Donkeys, two rescue Basset Hounds, several old cars and a tractor.

Chris is passionate about Software Engineering, Systems scalability and Software delivery and believes there is nothing more satisfying than delivering software and seeing it in operation at scale.

Chris is motivated by building and leading highly skilled technical teams and creating the right environment for the team to thrive.

His favourite quote is from Andy Grove “Success breeds complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid survive”.