Max is President of Cambridge Leadership Associates and has worked across sectors with leaders at Fortune 100 firms, in small, family-owned firms, and in large public organizations to build adaptive capacity. Max’s penchant for helping organizations navigate thorny challenges comes from a deeply held belief that humanity needs, more than ever, the fully engaged and effectively applied talents of change makers the world over. He brings two decades worth of corporate management and start-up business experience to CLA, including three years as CEO. Max oversaw R&D, start-up, growth, and merger of a multi-million dollar disruptive water technology firm that conserved more than two trillion gallons of water in commercial and industrial applications. He has appeared in a range of national media outlets such as CNN and NPR. Max earned an MPA from Harvard’s Kennedy school with a concentration in leadership, studied leadership at Georgetown University, and holds a B.A. in International Relations. Max is also a Partner at Nofsinger Group, a firm specializing in C-level leadership development.