Maxim is CEO and founder of ally, an app for multimodal public transport* available in 87 cities worldwide.
He studied economics at Harvard, MIT & WHU. Maxim joined Royal Dutch/Shell’s strategy team in London, working on climate change scenarios. In 2005 he founded a university institute, the Reinhard-Mohn-Institute for Leadership & Governance, and two years later became the youngest-ever appointed VP and MD of a German university. In 2012 he co-founded Waymate, a multimodal travel platform, which became ally in 2015. Maxim is also a spokesperson of BITKOM for Berlin-Brandenburg, representing the growing startup ecosystem.