Max Ventilla is the co-founder of Aardvark.
He worked designing databases for the World Bank before founding an enterprise software firm that sold in the Web 1 era.
Max majored in physics and mathematics at Yale before going directly into the Yale MBA program. He spent two and a half years working with the CEO of a $2 billion classified media business, raising financing and negotiating international M&A transactions before transitioning to online business development.
He then went to Google, where he worked as a Senior Associate on monetization strategy until mid-2007.
He then co-founded The Mechanical Zoo, which has now been renamed Aardvark.
After Google bought his company, he was one of the founding members of Google+ and then Head of Cross-Google Personalization. He left Google in April 2013 to start AltSchool.
Founder and CEO
Apr, 2013 - Current (over 3 years)
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