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Martin Logan

CIO, Guaranteed Rate

Martin Logan’s passion for putting an end to faxing makes him the ideal technology leader to spearhead what has been Guaranteed Rate’s mission since day one: to completely transform the traditionally paper-based mortgage process. Martin heads up all of Guaranteed Rate’s tech-based initiatives, from networking and helpdesk to application development and launching revolutionary new products like the World’s First Digital Mortgage, the latest manifestation of the vision he shares with Victor Ciardelli, CEO of Guaranteed Rate.

No stranger to introducing game-changing technology to the marketplace, Martin came to Guaranteed Rate from Amazon, where he led the group that built the gallery software for the company’s Kindle Fire and Fire TV products, in addition to managing technology for Cloud Drive and software delivery across multiple platforms. Previously he was the head of SEO and merchandising at, where he built and launched their entire mobile development group.

Martin’s accomplishments have earned him numerous accolades, most recently the Silver Stevie Award for Information Technology Executive of the Year in the 2016 American Business Awards. He was also a finalist for CTO of the Year in the 2015 Moxie Awards, which honor Chicago’s most innovative and outstanding digital entrepreneurs. His Windy City roots run deep–he earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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