Martin Wilens was double registered in Civil and Nuclear Engineering Colleges at Cornell University (1952-57), after graduating high school as “Athlete Scholar” and he rejected a scholarship to Harvard to accept one at Cornell. He became deputy manager of the Maritime Reactor Division of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (USAEC), where he worked on the world’s first peaceful nuclear ship, the NS Savannah. He joined the Center for Naval Analyses to work on nuclear studies for Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara and the Chief of Naval Operations. He also formed a computer-based digital mapping company, Computer Cartography. Starting a new career in Wall Street, he formed his own brokerage house in Bethesda, Md.—Wilens Securities. He became affiliated with Ray Dirks, and through the Geico debacle in the late 1970’s advised Dirks’ friend of long standing, Warren Buffett. Retired, he presently manages investments for high net worth individuals. Divorced, he has four grown children—Herbert, Susan, Douglas, and Dr. Bonnie Wilens—five grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter. He presently resides in No. Bethesda, Maryland.