Chief Strategist, CTO and co-founder of TurtleTree Labs
Max Rye graduated in computer science at the University of California, Davis, in 2001. Currently based in Berkeley, Rye has worked in the IT industry for over 15 years. He was the CEO of Royal IT from 2003 to 2018 in California. He was also a senior information technology specialist at Mahler Enterprises from 2011 to 2018.
In 2019, he set up TurtleTree Labs in Singapore with Lin Fengru whom he had previously met at a Google conference. He became the CTO of TurtleTree Labs with Lin as CEO. In January 2020, he was appointed chief strategist based at the company’s office in San Francisco. In December 2020, he and Lin also co-founded TurtleTree Scientific in Singapore.