Casper Martin (Andover, MA) was born in Glens Falls, New York and raised in Elkhart, Indiana.

He graduated from Culver Military Academy and holds a BA in math and an MS in computer science from Indiana University, an MS in management from MIT, and an MFA in fiction and poetry from VCFA. Casper worked as a software developer for Bell Labs and is on the Board of the Samaritan Institute and the Danielsen Institute. He has additionally served on the board of a family company from 1995 to 1999.