Michael Martin

VP of Business Development

Michael Martin retired from the US Army after 21 distinguished years while serving in numerous leadership roles and combat operations. He was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star for service in Iraq. Upon retiring from the Army, Mr. Martin was hired to fulfill an intelligence analyst role within the Intelligence and Information Warfare Directorate (I2WD). Later, Mr. Martin was selected to lead the Technical Forensics and Exploitation Program for 17 years. As program director, Mr. Martin led a group of over 400 intelligence analysts, engineers, operational elements, and administrative personnel located around the globe. The focus was on commercial based technologies being utilized by illicit actors for nefarious purposes which are impacting military operations and threats to homeland security.

Mr. Martin oversaw the organization’s strategic analysis, technical intelligence, exploitation, and procedures for non-technical best practices of anti-terrorism and force protection efforts for the commercial Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) problem set. The program supports international and inter-agency partners with counter UXS, technical and non-technical countermeasures, and planning capabilities. The Commercial Based Technology (CBT) Program supported numerous OGAs at the federal, state, and local law enforcement levels, as well as with foreign partners. Mr. Martin Retired from the US Government in June 2022 .

Mr. Martin is currently the VP for Business Development for Valence Vector Labs located in Aberdeen and Jefferson, MD. Mr. Martin Provides subject matter expertise in program management, improvised weapons systems, improvised explosive devices, uncrewed systems (Land/Sea/Air), electronic reverse engineering, characterization & exploitation, digital forensics, signals and signature collection, test and evaluation, electronic warfare and cyber, replication and prototyping, and proposal writing support. Mr. Martin provides his vast experience in technical intelligence to translate technical Intelligence data to intelligence organizations to enhance capability development for force protection and law enforcement case development.