Martin Hosking

Martin Hosking

Co-founder and Director at Redbubble

Martin is an avant-garde entrepreneur with over two decades of experience scaling up Australian technology companies. He has a grand vision for scaling the reach of meditation across society in Australia.

What does contemplative practice mean to you?

Contemplative practice provides the context and foundation for ethical decision making and for more reflective participation in society. Along the way it alleviates the existential dread that seems to be the root cause of so much anxiety.


Martin Hosking has spent 20 years scaling Australian technology companies. He is a co founder of Redbubble and was the CEO and Managing Director from 2010 to 2021. Previously, he was instrumental in the development and subsequent listing on the NASDAQ of search company, LookSmart. Martin started his career as a diplomat with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade before joining McKinsey & Company, serving clients focusing on emerging technologies. The Contemplative Studies Centre was made possible through Martin and his wife Loreto Hosking's generous donation.

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