Dr. Max Klau is the Chief Program Officer at the New Politics Leadership Academy, a non-profit that is dedicated to recruiting and developing alumni of national service programs to seek political office. Before stepping into this role, he was the Vice President of Leadership Development at City Year, Inc., the national service program headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. Max received his doctorate from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 2005; his studies focused on civic leadership education. An alumnus of four service programs, has completed two years of service in Israel and led service programs in Israel, Honduras, Ghana, and the Ukraine. His writing about leadership has appeared in Fast Company, the Washington Post, and the Harvard Business Review.