Max Mandell


About Max

My Favorite TV Show(s): Big fan of HBO – Succession, Entourage and Silicon Valley are some of the most binge-able shows out there

My Fun Fact: I worked on a farm in Italy for a summer where I was attacked by a chicken (I guess fun isn’t the right adjective for this fact…)

My Favorite Sports Team(s): Optimistic Giants, Knicks, Yankees and Rangers fan

Max joined Catalyst in 2021 and is responsible for formulating investment strategies through research and analysis of trends, deal sourcing, and conducting company outreach.

Prior to joining Catalyst, Max was on the growth team at Thuzio (acquired by Triller) and has developed operations and partnership strategies for multiple startups. He also worked as a summer analyst at NBC where he focused on OTT streaming platform market research ahead of the launch of Peacock.

Max graduated, cum laude, with a B.S. from Cornell University.