Max Gabriel – Taylor & Francis GroupCDO
Max Gabriel joined Taylor & Francis Group as Chief Digital Officer in 2015. In this role, he is responsible for technology strategy, delivery and operations for the group.
Prior to joining Taylor & Francis, Max was CTO of Pearson India and Africa where he was responsible for digital transformation of these markets and successfully launched Pearson’s first tablet based learning product in India.
Before joining Pearson, in the first 20 years of his career, Max held senior technology leadership roles at Global Industry leaders such as Diageo, Pfizer, and JP Morgan Chase. During his multi industry career, he worked in several regions and has great appreciation for cultural diversity. During his time at Diageo, Max led the global marketing automation program to deliver a cross brand consumer engagement platform. At Pfizer, as chief enterprise architect, he led the strategy and architecture for a sales transformation program to implement a multi-channel customer centric sales model in North America.
Max started his career as a programmer in the financial services industry after completing his B.S computer science from M.S University, India. Max actively mentors and advises several tech start-ups in the media and education domain.