Max is an Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist and Philanthropist as well as the Chairman and CEO of SMRT Industries, a portfolio of companies operating in various aspects of the Cannabis and Hemp Industry. He is also Principal at Gabriel Investments in Philadelphia where they invest in Philadelphia based technology startups in an effort to create and promote a Philadelphia Startup Ecosystem.
Max is also a Fellow at Thomas Jefferson University, where he is conducting research on Marijuana’s ability to work to subside cravings in in those in opiate and alcohol withdrawal. Max is also a Program Director of the Tuttleman Foundation. Max is the Board Chairmen for R.A.I.R Philly an organization that promotes waste stream awareness by offering residency programs to found object artists. Other boards include, Mural Arts Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Police Foundation, and Fringe Arts.