OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
BS ’01 | Computer Science
Martin Logan is a product development expert specializing in creating high performance product development organizations. He is recognized for his outstanding ability to manage teams and overhaul processes. Before joining Guaranteed Rate, Logan led the gallery software development team for the Amazon Kindle Fire and Fire TV. He is credited with launching all of the client software for the Amazon Cloud Drive platform. At Orbitz, Logan ran all of SEO and merchandising. He built its entire mobile practice from the ground up winning Orbitz a place in Apple’s App Hall of Fame. Logan joined Guaranteed Rate in 2014 and immediately made it his mission to disrupt the mortgage industry by taking a paper-based system into the digital age. He developed The World’s First Digital Mortgage, making Guaranteed Rate the first to bring such a system to market. Then, he developed the Intuitive Loan Finder, the first intuitive, price transparent, loan shopping engine. These accomplishments have earned him industry-wide recognition. Winner of the American Business Awards Silver Stevie for Information Technology Executive of the Year in 2016, Logan continues to bring future technology into the now. He is a 2015 Built in Chicago Moxie Award finalist for CTO of the Year. A published author, Logan co-wrote the well-respected computer programing book “Erlang and OTP in Action.” Logan holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from UIC.