James Martin

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

James MartinName: James Martin

Born: 1953, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, England

Computer related contributions

  • Father of Computer Aided Systems Engineering (CASE).
  • Co-founded Database Design Inc. (DDI)
  • Written 105 textbooks, some of which were seminal works that changed perceptions in the Information Technology (IT) industry.


  • The meaning of the 21st century
  • Information Engineering, Book I: Introduction
  • Technology's Crucible
  • Local Area Networks
  • Rapid Application Development
  • The Wired Society: A Challenge for Tomorrow (Nominated for Pulitzer Prize)

Honors and awards

  • Ranked fourth among the 25 individuals who have most influenced the world of computer science in Computerworld's 25th anniversary issue.