Shortly after completing secondary school, Martin set up W.A.G., which he now controls as board chairman. W.A.G. payment solutions, a.s. is currently one of Europe’s six largest providers of mobility-related payment solutions. Martin lectures at the University of Economics, Prague, and holds an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh.
Martin has long maintained an interest in the furtherance of civil society and is a co-founder of the Nadační fond nezávislé žurnalistiky (Independent Journalism Foundation) and the Nadace BLÍŽKSOBĚ (Closer Together Foundation).
In 2014, he was a finalist in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year contest.