Max Hao Lu

Max is a Technology Fellow at CCLP where he works closely with director Geoffrey Cowan on issues at the intersection of technology, media, and the society. Max is also a consultant to the Executive Editor, Norman Pearlstine, at the Los Angeles Times on emerging technologies. Prior to coming to L.A., Max co-founded MannLab with Prof. Steve Mann, who is commonly known as the “Father of Wearable Computing,” to research and commercialize innovations in the fields of wearable computers.

Prior to joining the L.A. Times, Max co-founded the global innovation network MannLab with Prof. Steve Mann, who is commonly known as the “Father of Wearable Computing,” to research and commercialize innovations in the fields of Wearables, Natural User Interface, and Humanistic Intelligence. At MannLab, Max was responsible all operations including the expansion to China. Through his effort, MannLab has been chosen by Shenzhen Investment Bureau as one of the top 10 most important initiatives of 2018.

Born and raised in China, Max moved to Canada when he was 18. He earned his Bachelor and Master degree from the University of Toronto. He is also a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Toronto (on-leave