SiriusBuzz.com – Tyler Savery
Martine Rothblatt is oft referred to as the founder of satellite radio. An entrepreneur, a lawyer, and a an author, Martine is a well rounded person who’s various experiences have delivered ideas and ideals that to many may seem off the beaten path. In 1990 she created Worldspace and Sirius Satellite Radio, and was instrumental in getting the SDARS spectrum allocated that ultimately led to the satellite radio services we enjoy today.
In the mid 1990’s Rothbatt underwent sex reassignment surgery making a transition from male to female. Many may not understand such an action, but in the end, the transformation allowed Martine to fully identify with herself as a person.