After receiving a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Max started his IT career in software development. From there, he transitioned into the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry, where he held several senior and C-level positions before he returned to the heart of IT. Max also holds an MBA from Webster University, a Doctor in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix, and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Certified CSF Practitioner (CCSFP). Max is an eight-year veteran and former officer of the German Air Force. He likes spending his spare time in the gym where he studies several martial arts. Max is accredited as Associate (AInstIB) by the Institute for Independent Business International for Business and Practice Development and lives in Orange County, California, USA.