Cindy Martin on building a media company to serve millennials

Cindy Martin is a digital pioneer and owner/CEO of Bham Now and The Bama Buzz. Martin served as the founding CEO of AL.com and Alabama Media Group for 17 years. Previously, she was VP of sales at Magellan Search Engine in San Francisco, one of the first five search engines on the Internet.


Martin began her career at AT&T, where she was on the launch team for AT&T Worldnet, AT&T’s first dial-up Internet service. Martin is a Bessemer native with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and an MBA from the University of Alabama. She lives in Birmingham's Forest Park Neighborhood with her husband, two feral cats and a pair of guinea pigs.