BowerGroupAsia Myanmar’s day-to-day work is led by Managing Director Max Talcott. Max is an experienced operations manager, highly proficient in the implementation of projects that require sensitive negotiations with Southeast Asian governments.
Prior to joining BGA as director for Myanmar, Max worked in venture capital, helping one of the first American venture capital firms enter the Myanmar market in 2012 and 2013. He also spent two years working in Vietnam and Myanmar as the regional director of a non-profit organization that focused on development projects throughout Southeast Asia. Max was integral in managing relations between these organizations and both local and international government officials.
Before moving to Southeast Asia, Max spent five years in the public sector in the San Francisco Bay Area. He first lived in Myanmar in 2001 and 2002, working in Southern Shan State.
Max holds a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University.