Martin oversees Azul’s strategic product direction including product innovation, design, and development.
Martin brings more than 30 years of experience leading product and engineering teams to bring innovative enterprise-grade products to market across a variety of markets. He joins Azul as CPO from Planet Labs, where he introduced self-service satellite tasking via a SaaS platform. Prior to Planet, Van Ryswyk was executive vice president of product management and engineering at DataStax, the company behind Apache Cassandra, where his teams delivered pioneering big data products to thousands of enterprise customers worldwide and helped steer the company through rapid growth.
Martin has a degree in Computer Science from UC Davis, where he met his wife. Aside from spending time with his wife and two adult children, Martin has a passion for coding, which he learned as a child on his Radio Shack TRS-80, and aviation which remains an active hobby outside of work.