About Martin Gallardo

Martin Gallardo is passionate about writing, technology, innovation and science fiction. He was born in Spain but lived in Scandinavia since 2010. Before becoming an author, Martin worked as a climate change engineer, consultant, and entrepreneur. He is an engineer by education and a writer at heart.

His influences include Shakespeare, Victor Hugo, Émile Zola, Hermann Hesse, Francis Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Aldous Huxley, Ray Bradbury, Jay McInerney, Philip K. Dick and countless Science Fiction movies.

His books revolved around seeking the truth, knowing who we are, and facing adversity. They include philosophical questions, action, and sarcasm, and are recommended for anyone who enjoys fast-paced thrillers, technology, and books that leave your mind wondering and asking questions.

His learnings as author are compiled in THE AUTHOR JOURNEY Series

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During the day he works as Senior Innovation Consultant / In-house entrepreneur at Vertical Strategy in Copenhagen.

Exponential digital and technological advances offer new business opportunities like never before. It is a time of disruption and sooner rather than later, all companies will face the challenge to disrupt or be disrupted. In such a dynamic and fast-paced environment, the traditional approach to strategy no longer applies. We are a team of experienced top-tier consultants with a strong track record of building agile growth strategies and innovative business models. Wrapped in a vibrant start-up culture and infused with global partnerships, we deliver pragmatic and high-quality solutions to our clients around the following topics:

If you are an organization trying to understand how the digital era is going to disrupt your business and how you can take a leading position in your market, it would be very interesting to know the challenges you are facing. Please e-mail me at mg@verticalstrategy.com