Robert Martichenko is a dynamic and engaging speaker. He is able to deftly walk the fine line between professional subject matter expert and trusted friend. When Robert finishes a talk, you are left feeling grateful for having learned something, and excited to go meet the guy. You believe him, you are entertained by him, and you know darned well you’d like to have him over to the house for a barbecue. Things never said at one of Martichenko’ s speeches: “I wish this guy would hurry up and finish.