David E. Martin, PhD — Founder and Chairman of M•CAM® International
Dr. David Martin founded M•CAM® in 1998 and has served as its CEO and Chairman since that time. M•CAM® has been an international intangible asset underwriter and analyst firm spanning work in innovation finance, trade, and intangible asset finance. He is the developer of several innovation-based quantitative indices of public equities and is the Founder of the Purple Bridge Funds. He is the creator of the public equity index – the CNBC IQ100 powered by M•CAM®. Dr. Martin is a Batten Fellow at the University of Virginia's Darden Graduate School of Business Administration.
A spokesperson for global financial and intangible asset accountability and quality reform, Dr. Martin has worked closely with the United States Congress and numerous trade and financial regulatory agencies in the United States, Europe, and Asia in advocating and deploying infrastructure to support growing reliance on contract and proprietary rights in business transactions. Under the leadership of Dr. Martin, M•CAM® has supported the modernization of banking, intangible asset, tax, and accounting laws through its work with oversight agencies and policy makers. This work included work with the United States Congress, the Financial Accounting Standards Board, the United States Departments of the Treasury and Commerce, the European Union and many other countries. Dr. Martin received his undergraduate (BA) from Goshen College, his Master of Science from Ball State University, and his Doctorate (PhD) from the University of Virginia.