Scot Martin graduated from Rice University in 1995 with a degree in computer science and managerial studies. He started work at RadioShack doing C programming and SQL until 2002, when he moved into Essbase. He switched to Cash America in 2007, where he worked his way briefly into management before settling back in as the technical lead for the Hyperion Development team. He specializes in cube development including load/retrieval optimization and automation. He has been a presenter at Kscope on four occassions, helping attendees with optimization, ODI, and ASO cube conversion.