Education: B.Eng. (Hons), University of Auckland; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Max received his Ph.D. from the Operations Research Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prior to joining Darden, Max was a Post-Doctoral Researcher at IBM Thomas J Watson Research Center. His research focuses on data-driven optimization and prescriptive analytics. Specifically, he is interested in using data, machine learning and optimization techniques to help solve operational decisions. Recent application areas include pricing and revenue management, healthcare, and logistics. Striving for research which is relevant to practice, he has collaborated with a range of companies including StubHub, Delta, IBM, Amazon and incasa - an on demand healthcare start-up.