Maximilian is a 26-year old entrepreneur and highly sought-after speaker on the potential of Vertical Farming to improve our malfunctioning global food system. While traveling the world and living in China, the EU and New Zealand, Max realized that Vertical Farming has to be part of the solution to solve our global challenges. He went on to found Agrilution and the Association for Vertical Farming (AVF). Agrilution is a German-based company active in Vertical Farming. Agrilution offers VF technologies, VF consultancy as well as products. The Association for Vertical Farming is an international non-profit network for companies, universities, cities, governmental institutions and professionals aiming to create more transparency, synergies and cooperation in the field of Vertical Farming to work towards sustainable food production for the future collaboratively.