Martin is 31 years old. He has been part of the Czech debate programme for over 15 years. He studied media and political science at Masaryk University in Brno. In the past, he had worked as a freelance writer and PR specialist, English teacher, and debate lecturer, and now he works for Red Hat, the world’s largest open source company, as an HR writer and occasional soft skills coach. He’s also a blogger, composer, and actor, focusing on science-fiction and fantasy, poetry, philosophy, and science. This is the tenth anniversary of Martin’s participation as organiser at HOEDT.