Martin George, CEO
A visionary, leading the path in cultural quotient advancement.
Martin George is known for his constant vision casting and relentless drive for businesses to perform at their peak in the global arena. As the founder and CEO of his own language and cultural company, LTC Language Solutions, Martin has been vital in the success of over 1,000 local and international companies as they face their ever changing marketplace. A linguist, possessing a doctorate in language education, Martin understands the roots of language and culture and has been able to take this extensive knowledge and apply it to coaching business professionals in their own individual workplaces.
During speaking engagements, Martin focuses on topics centered around businesses working globally. This includes his most popular topic of Cultural Competence, also known as one’s CQ. This is the only of the intelligences (IQ, EQ, and CQ) that you have the ability to improve. Martin coaches on how to create global employees through increasing their CQ. He is also known for speaking on linguistics, as well as various topics for working with interpreters, primarily in the medical environment.
Martin shares his knowledge with all who will listen. He speaks around the country and to a variety of industries include professional sports, corporate business, real estate, and more.
In addition to serving as LTC’s founder and CEO over the last 22 years, Martin has served as the ESL Director of IUPUI, the president of the Indiana Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (INTESOL), and the president of the Indiana Relocation Council. His extensive experience in language education includes professional publications, teacher training, and speaking engagements at national and international conferences.
Martin received an Associate’s Degree in Chinese Language and Literature from Shantou University-China, his Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Ball State University, and his Master’s and PhD in Language Education from Indiana University. Martin spent 7 years living in China while working for the U.S. government for military intelligence, which began his expansive international career.
- Cultural Competence (CQ)
- Effectively Using an Interpreter
- Language Etiquette
- International Business
Indiana Chamber HR Conference (2016)
Orlando, Inc. Chamber of Commerce (2015)
Indiana Annual HR Conference (2014)
Indiana Safety and Health Conference (2014, 2016)
Indiana CPA (2013)
Indiana Chamber HR Conference (2013)
Indiana Realtor’s Association (2013)
PAADS, Professional Association of Athlete Development Specialists (2013, 2011)
Doing Business with China Seminar (2012)
HRPDA in (2011)
Indiana Relocation Conference (multiple years)
Provided Cultural Training for:
Businesses, Military and more (2012 to Current)
US Navy on Japan & China (2013)
Stanley Black & Decker on U.S. & China (2010-2011)
San Francisco Giants on Latin America (2012)
Stant on U.S. & China (2011)
Delta Faucet on China (2011)
Other various China cultural trainings (2009 through 2012)
Training and Business Consulting
BioMet Heartland (2012)
2011 business Gaylor (2011)
Auto Research Center
Executive communication skills for Roche Nimblegen
Cultural liaison for Mitch Daniels in 2010 and 2011
Traveled to China with delegates through governor’s office
Bilingual MC at the 2011 Automotive Summit
Adam Ritz Show (2015)
CNN (2011) on breaking language barriers within the LPGA
Interviewed on multiple occasions by Inside Indiana with Gerry Dick
Articles about LTC in IUPUI monthly magazine, New York Times, IBJ, Indianapolis Star, and other local newspapers throughout the U.S.
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 Inc. 5000 list
Indiana Company to Watch (2011)