Martin Giles

Martin Giles

Senior Industry Fellow

SB2 324  


Executive MBA, University of Chicago
MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, Oxford University

Martin Giles is a partner at Wing charged with developing the firm’s intellectual capital. He works with his colleagues to develop deep and actionable insights in core areas of interest to Wing and its portfolio companies. Prior to Wing, Martin was a journalist with The Economist Newspaper and led the paper’s coverage of Silicon Valley. During his 26-year career with The Economist, he also spent a decade as an operating executive running various global businesses and acquiring and managing startups.

Martin is a senior industry fellow at The University of California, Irvine’s Center for Digital Transformation and is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Council on The Future of Electronics. He is also a trustee of a charity that supports young people who want to become business journalists.

Martin holds a masters degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University and an executive MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth Graduate School of Business.