Martin DuursmaTechnology Business Leader and Angel Investor
Martin Duursma's most recent role has been as Vice President of the Citrix Technology Office, which comprised the Citrix CTO Council, Citrix Labs and the Citrix Startup Accelerator. The CTO Council was responsible for cross company technology strategy as well as educating and evangelizing technology directions, trends and standards within Citrix.
In his Citrix Labs role, he was chartered with conceiving and producing creative products, components and technologies crucial to the company's success. His global responsibilities included development groups located in Redmond, WA, and Sydney, Australia which pioneer and review new technologies with a two to three-year horizon. Additionally, he was responsible for external innovation through the Citrix Startup Accelerator which invested in early stage companies and had an incubator campus in Santa Clara, CA.
Martin has more than 30 years of experience in software development and technology innovation. He joined Citrix in 1997 when his company, Datapac Australasia, was purchased by Citrix. Martin is a member of the IEEE. Additionally, Martin is an active Angel investor and manages an investment portfolio of early stage companies.
He is based in Sydney Australia.