James Martin
Founder of Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford

James Martin founded the Oxford Martin School at the University of Oxford in 2005 to foster and facilitate innovative, interdisciplinary research on the problems, dangers and opportunities of the near future. Martin is the largest individual benefactor to the University of Oxford in its 900-year history. Martin has written 104 textbooks, many of which have been seminal in their field. Martin is renowned for his electrifying lectures about the future.