Max Herzog is an Impact Innovation Professional dedicated to engaging diverse stakeholders in the development of tools and strategies that drive community development and resilience at the regional level. Max is currently working on next-generation water technology and intelligent water systems with the Cleveland Water Alliance (CWA). CWA is an innovation engine based in Northeast Ohio that generates and monetizes solutions to the greatest challenges facing Lake Erie and its watersheds. In his three years with CWA, Max has spearheaded and contributed to a number of regional innovation initiatives that activated over fifty entrepreneurial water solutions and one hundred stakeholder organizations from Windsor to Buffalo. As Program Manager, he coordinates the bi-national ecosystem of partners that drive the Water Alliance's cluster of programs and technologies.