About Me

I work for IBM. I’m San Francisco City Lead for Developer Advocacy. Before that I was at Appery.io.



max at maxkatz dot org or max.katz at ibm dot com


Max Katz is the City Leader/Developer Advocate (San Francisco) for IBM’s Digital Business Group. Max leads a team of technical advocates, business development, marketing/events and community outreach staff. Max engages directly with partners, customers, and developers about latest technologies. Before IBM, Max led developer advocacy for Appery.io, a cloud-based mobile app platform. Max helped grow the platform from zero to over 400,000 developers. Max is the author of two books “Practical RichFaces” (Apress 2008, 2011), DZone MVB (Most Valuable Blogger), and is a frequent speaker at developer events and conferences. You can find out what Max is up to on his blog http://maxkatz.org and Twitter @maxkatz.


Where I presented
Speaking engagements