Martin McKay is the Founder and Chief Technology Officer of TextHelp a software company based in Northern Ireland that creates software to help support anyone to better reader or writer. They work with schools but also other organizations so anyone whether a student or a professional has the tools they need to reach their full potential.

Martin is an enthusiastic technologist, who has a personal story that drove his interest in assistive technology. We discuss this and how his personal journey with technology and his specific story led him to start the company he leads today that impacting millions of learners around the world.

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