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Max Mankin

Modern Electron
Max Mankin is the co-founder and CTO of Modern Electron. Modern Electron is an energy startup company dedicated to generating cheap, modular, and reliable electricity for all. Max currently leads a team of 25 brilliant engineers and scientists developing Modern Electron’s technology.

Max has a decade of experience designing, fabricating, and characterizing semiconductors and functional nanomaterials. Max earned a BS with honors in chemistry from Brown University and a PhD in physical chemistry from Harvard University, where he held fellowships from the Hertz and National Science Foundations. Max is an inventor on a few dozen patents pending and granted. His accolades include one of Inc. Magazine’s most brilliant entrepreneurs under 30 (2017) and Forbes 30 Under 30 (2016). His hobbies include squash, skiing, and home automation.