Martin Lee

Martin Lee is a senior executive with extensive experience in marketing, branding, and managing consumer products and services with major national and international companies.

He has over 10 years of experience in consumer marketing. Currently, Mr. Lee is Chief Marketing Officer with Sleepy’s. Previously, he was the Chief Marketing Officer for Sears and before that  Senior Vice President of Marketing for SIRIUS XM Radio. While he was employed by SIRIUS, he earned the highest ever brand awareness, market share, revenue, and subscriber levels. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Lee served as the Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Marketing Chair for Olympus, and before that served as Director of Marketing for Olympus. During his time with Olympus, he achieved record revenues for Olympus and built the Stylus brand into their best selling camera. In 2005, Mr. Lee was named Marketer of the Next Generation, Brandweek Magazine. He has served as the keynote speaker for Photo Associations and The American Marketing Association. Mr. Lee earned his BA from Washington University and has an MBA from Hofstra University. He served as a board member for Photo Manufacturers and Distributors Association and College Scholar Foundation

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In His Words

"There is no substitute for Excellence – not even success. Success is tricky, perishable and often outside our control; the pursuit of success makes a poor cornerstone, especially for a whole personality. Excellence is dependable, lasting and largely an issue within our own control; pursuit of excellence, in and for itself, is the best of foundations,” The Heart of the Order, by Thomas Boswell (Doubleday, 1989).