Erik Martin

General Manager,
Reddit USA
@hueypriest

Involved with reddit since 2008, general manager Erik Martin has seen reddit grow to a community of communities with more than 4.7 billion pageviews a month. Named by TIME magazine to their 2012 list of “The100 Most Influential People in the World,” and by Adweek to their “Adweek 50″ list of top innovators, Martin is also an outspoken supporter of protecting internet freedom and innovation. Prior to joining reddit, Erik advised on digital strategy for a wide range of film, music, TV and web video companies, including a role as Head of Digital for the independent film/music label Palm Pictures. Before his internet addiction fully took hold, Martin worked as a documentary
filmmaker and was a senior agent and videographer for Improv Everywhere. Originally from Chapel Hill, NC, Erik graduated from Tulane University and lives in NYC.