Martin Ringlein is the Global Head of R&D at Eventbrite, one of the largest ticketing platforms in the world. Martin joined Eventbrite pre-IPO through the acquisition of his previous start-up, nvite, in late 2016 where he served as CEO and Chairman of the Board. Prior, Martin was a Presidential Innovation Fellow at The White House working directly within the Executive Office of the President for the Obama administration. Martin’s first company, nclud, a research and design consultancy, was acquired by Twitter pre-IPO where he went on to become their first Design Manager, helping build and lead the R&D team. Martin is also a Venture Partner at NextGen Venture Partners where he invests in early and late stage startups, such as Hyperloop One and Chime.