Max Bennett is the author of A Brief History of Intelligence: Evolution, AI, and the Five Breakthroughs That Made Our Brains. He is co-founder and CEO of Alby, an A.I. startup that helps companies integrate large language models into their websites to create guided shopping and search experiences. Previously, Bennett was the co-founder and chief product officer of Bluecore, one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S., providing A.I. technologies to some of the largest companies in the world. Bluecore has been featured in the annual Inc 5,000 fastest growing companies, as well as Glassdoor’s 50 best places to work in the US. Bluecore was recently valued at over $1 billion dollars. Bennett has published numerous scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals on the topics of evolutionary neuroscience and the neocortex, and he has been featured on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list as well as the Built In NYC’s 30 Tech Leaders Under 30.