Antonio Garcia-Martinez

  • Immigrant eyes

    Immigrant eyes

    Over the past few years we’ve seen a lot of anger. We’ve seen a seemingly sane country cut itself off from mainland Europe and we’ve seen a seemingly beneficent border police force turn angry. We’ve heard that immigrants steal our jobs, kill our people and bring in drugs and terror. This is wrong. Read More

  • Inside the ape cage with Antonio Garcia Martinez, author of Chaos Monkeys

    Inside the ape cage with Antonio Garcia Martinez, author of Chaos Monkeys

    If you’re in a startup or even plan to sue one, Chaos Monkeys is the book to read. Antonio Garcia Martinez is a former physics major turned Wall Street quant turned startupper and he’s an amazing writer, able to encapsulate in a few words an era of greed, avarice, and ridiculous button-down-shirt/sweater vest combos. The world in which Garcia Martinez operated wasn’t pretty. Read More

  • Facebook’s Ad Exchange Director, Former AdGrok CEO Antonio Garcia-Martinez, Hits The Road

    Facebook’s Ad Exchange Director, Former AdGrok CEO Antonio Garcia-Martinez, Hits The Road

    “FBX was my baby that I staked everything on. We shipped it fast, scaled it up, and now the baby talks and can walk to school, but I don’t feel I need to babysit it,” says Antonio Garcia-Martinez, product director of Facebook’s ad exchange who announced he’s leaving the company today. After selling his company AdGrok to Twitter, then defecting to Facebook two… Read More