Max Galka

Max Galka

Formal First Name

Max Galka is a data scientist and Co-founder and CEO of Elementus, a leading blockchain and crypto analytics platform that features the first universal blockchain search engine. Through Elementus, Max aims to bring transparency to the blockchain ecosystem, and build the next generation of Who's Who of crypto entities on the blockchain with best-in-class search and analytics capabilities. He has served as an adjunct lecturer in data science and visualization at the University of Pennsylvania, founder of FOIA Mapper, a search engine for offline public records, and co-founder and CEO of Revaluate, a real estate data startup. Earlier in his career, he spent a decade as a derivatives trader at Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse. Max is also a contributor to The Guardian and The Huffington Post where he writes about data visualization.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • Elementus offers unprecedented transparency into the flow of assets across distributed ledgers.

  • The platform identifies security vulnerabilities, exposes bad actors, and provides market intelligence for making informed investments.

  • It enables clients to bring more transparency to the blockchain ecosystem and accountability across the crypto markets.


  • At UPenn, he lectured about data wrangling and visualization, including web scraping, sentiment analysis and information design.

  • At Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse, he focused on financial and insurance risk.


  • Max's data analyses and data visualization has been featured in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and other national and international publications.

  • Max has also appeared as a guest on Real Vision.