Max Galka is the Data information geek, entrepreneur, adjunct lecturer on wrangling / data visualization at the University of Pennsylvania (PennDesign), Chief Executive Officer at Blueshift.io,  a webGL-based mapping platform, Founder of FOIA Mapper, aims to open up hidden government databases using the Freedom of Information Act.

He is a founder of the real estate data startup Revaluate , where he used data to model natural disasters, mortgage prepayments, and human life expectancy.

He is a founder of Metrocosm, which focuses on the graphical and storytelling side of data and offers new perspectives on familiar topics.

He is a frequent contributor for The Huffington Post and The Guardian, and has vast experience in finding, analyzing, and data visualization. He used data to model natural disasters, mortgage prepayments, human life expectancy, and neighborhood quality of life.