Max is the Technical Team Lead for enterprise academic services in ITS at New York University and an active member in the DIY technology communities in New York. She managed the Blackboard implementation at NYU from 2001 to 2009; in 2008 acting as the technical lead for an enterprise upgrade impacting 110,000 users. She led a Sakai CLE pilot (then known as Sakai v2) at NYU in 2007, and is the technical architect on NYU's launch of Sakai OAE in 2011. She served on the Sakai Product Council 2010-2011 and is a member of the Sakai OAE Technical Review Board. She received her M.S. in Computer Science at NYU's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and B.A. from Columbia University.