In 2015, Marten gained a double degree as BSc. in European Computer Science at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences and at Università Ca' Foscari in Venice, Italy. In 2018, he finished his master's degree in Computer Science at the Technische Universität Berlin. During his Master degree he participated in the Erasmus program at Vienna University of Technology. He is currently a project assistant and pursuing his PhD at the Distributed Systems Group (Institute of Information Systems Engineering), Vienna University of Technology and is involved in the TAST - Token Atomic Swap Technology project.