Max Goff is the CTO for Kostizi, headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is a 20-year veteran of software development with 9 years at Sun Microsystems, 6 of which were spent serving as a Java technology evangelist, specializing in JMX, Jini, and Jxta technologies. He is a published author, writer, and inventor with three distributed computing patents, and three patents filed while serving at Kostizi. Goff holds an M.B.A. from the University of San Francisco, an MSA from the University of Phoenix, and is a nine-time Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary International. He is also a member of the IEEE and a professional-level member of the World Future Society.