Max Elder

Max Elder

Max Elder is a multidisciplinary researcher, published author, keynote speaker, and trusted advisor to individuals and organizations across the global food system. He is research director at the Institute for the Future (IFTF), the world’s leading futures thinking organization, where he leads IFTF's Food Futures Lab. Max has provided advisory services to organizations like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Barilla, Campbell’s, Google, Dairy Management Inc., and more. He’s been invited to speak at IDEO, The Aspen Institute, The Atlantic Council, The Good Food Institute, Feeding America, and the United States Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, among others. Max has written for, and been quoted in, The New York Times, The Guardian, NPR, Quartz, Fast Company, and more. He has published in dozens of peer-reviewed journals and books; his research is taught at universities across the world; and he speaks globally on topics related to food systems and the future.(San Francisco, CA) @MaximilianElder