Maximilian Tayenthal

Co-founder and co-CEO, N26

Maximilian Tayenthal

Speaker Bio


Maximilian Tayenthal is co-founder and co-CEO of N26. Together with his business partner and friend Valentin Stalf, he has built one of the fastest-growing mobile banks in the world.

Their vision is to create a bank that 100 million people around the world love to use, giving people the power to live and bank their way.



Max was also Chief Financial Officer of The Mobile Bank before taking on the co-CEO role alongside his co-founder. Previously, he worked in a variety of consulting and financial roles at leading professional services firms, including CMS and Booz &Company. Max holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics and business administration from the University of Vienna. He also has a master’s degree in economics from the Community of European Management Schools, as well as a law



degree from the University of Vienna. Max is a CFA charterholder. While Max is based in Berlin he enjoys skiing in the mountains of Austria and Switzerland.