Founder & CEO
Max Song is Founder and CEO of Carbonbase. He was a venture partner at a HK based family office, where he conducted research into investments focused on AI, TMT and blockchain/digital asset opportunities. Max previously worked as a data scientist -first at DARPA-funded machine learning company Ayasdi in Silicon Valley, then as a visiting DS at Snips in Paris, and rotated through several of Formation 8 VC’s portfolio companies. He was the co-author of the http://thedatasciencehandbook.com/ – which was downloaded 40,000 times around the world. Max was selected as part of the first class of Schwarzman Scholars, where he completed a Masters at Tsinghua University, and wrote his thesis on US-China cross border investment opportunities for renewable energy. He is a graduate from Brown University, conducted research in genetic engineering at NASA Ames, co-founded Brown’s first startup accelerator, worked as a Teaching Fellow at Singularity University. He is currently a part time PhD student focusing on climate finance and public policy.