Max attended German primary schools both in Mexico and Spain, where he also learned English as a second language. He finished his primary studies in a Spanish school in Chile. In 1986 he became an Architect at Universidad Pedro Henriquez Ureña, Dominican Republic. In 1990 he passed the TOEFL exam in preparation to study in New York. In 1991 completed the course Computer Aided Design at New York University, N.Y., U.S.A. In 1993 he transcribed the book "AutoCAD 10" for the publishing company Tower Communications, S.R.L. in Madrid, Spain. This book (based on an English bibliography) was written in Spanish but sold only in Portugal. In 2010 passed the English language proficiency requirements (LPRs) for all pilots operating on international routes. He has been writing since both in Spanish and English and participated in different forums throughout the internet. He also has intervened in several magazines and newspapers in areas of interest like solar energy, electric cars, space exploration, food, health, science and collaborated revising translations for Spanish publishers like Santillana and El Circulo de Lectores.