Max Allan Siegfried Rünzel, M.Sc. M.A. is an Associate Research Fellow with the Department of Computer Information Systems and the Center for Analytics Research and Education at Appalachian State University, North Carolina. While working as an Associate Research Fellow, Max has just finished his internship with team TECA within the Research and extension Unit (AGDR) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), where he will start working as a consultant.
Max is conducting research on the impact and opportunities of analytics for sustainable development in general and blockchain-backed analytics for the beekeeping sector in particular. After obtaining his Bachelor in Economics from Humboldt University, Max has worked for the Swedish Trade and Invest Council and obtained his Master in Rural Development (M.Sc.) from a joint European Programme (Erasmus Mundus) offered by Ghent University, Belgium, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, and the University of Pisa, Italy, among others. He obtained his degree in Food and Resource Economics (M.A.) from the Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea. Max is planning to commence his doctorate studies in 2020.
Title: Associate Research Fellow
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