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Stanford Graduate School of Business

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Stanford Graduate School of Business
Lecturer in Management

Bio

Max is the GM of SAP.io, a unit inside SAP chartered with the development and scaling of new businesses that can meaningfully increase SAP’s more than $25B in annual revenue. 

Max also lectures on innovation and strategy at the Stanford Graduate school of Business and writes for the Harvard Business Review, Techcrunch, and Business Insider. Max frequently collaborates with the Forum for Growth and Innovation, Clayton Christensen’s think tank, where he served as a senior research fellow.

Academic Degrees

  • MBA, Harvard Business School
  • BA, Northwestern University,

Academic Appointments

  • Lecturer, Stanford GSB, 2015-present

Professional Experience

  • General Manager, SAP.io
  • Venture Partner, NextGen Venture Partners
  • VP, Sapphire Ventures
  • Global Agenda Council Member, World Economic Forum
  • Senior Fellow, Harvard Business School

Teaching

Degree Courses

2017-18

STRAMGT 520: The Industrialist's Dilemma

This course explores how digital disruptions are having tectonic shifts on large, successful and established companies, whether they have a digital foundation or not. Both new and existing high technology firms such as Google, Amazon, Stripe,...

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