Select Redstone Projects

  • Working closely with ClimateWorks Foundation and a coalition of many other funders to design and close a $53 million deal to help developing countries phase down HFCs, a powerful greenhouse gas.
  • Designing an initiative to replace traditional textbooks with open educational resources at community colleges to improve college access and degree completion for students, while increasing pedagogical freedom for faculty


Since joining Redstone, Max has supported complex deals and partnerships that have aligned many parties and hundreds of million dollars.  His analysis has informed foundation executives, White House and State Department officials, development agency staff, and investors.

Max graduated magna cum laude from Yale University, where he was an economics major. He was a finalist at the national debate championships while on the Yale Debate Team. He now coaches the Stanford Debate Team. He grew up in Colorado and speaks Chinese and French.


  • Yale University, BA magna cum laude in Economics