Joel Martin serves as the Laser Tracker Product Manager for Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence. Martin has spent nearly 20 years dedicated to the Leica laser tracker product line and the industrialmetrology market. He entered the profession as an Applications Engineer after his university studies in Electrical Engineering. He worked hands-on with clients to ensure successful product integration into industries such as automotive, aerospace and more. Martin transitioned into other roles in sales and key account management. Promoted to Product Manager, Joel focused on new product development working closely with the technical staff at the Leica factory headquarters in Unterentfelden, Switzerland.
Martin is currently responsible for new business development of the Leica Absolute laser tracker product line into emerging and growing markets. He leads product development with a market-driven mindset focused on features, benefits, and solutions that satisfy end user requirements.
Joel has published multiple white papers on the use of laser trackers, metrology-assisted applications, and automation. He has presented internationally on the topic of laser trackers and how they apply to industry. Much of his recent work has been focused on how metrology applies to factory automation. Martin is the co-author of the patent for PowerLock, an innovative vision technology that greatly advanced the usability of laser tracker technology.