Project Description

Max Gaudin is the Chief Operating Officer of Operation Spark, a New Orleans non-profit school he helped to create, which assists low- income youth out of poverty by teaching them software skills. Prior to his work with Operation Spark, Max launched a startup, Sidework, which trains restaurant employees online. The Louisiana native was selected for the 2015 Silicon Bayou 100, a list of the 100 people whose impressive efforts and achievements have most influenced Louisiana’s startup, entrepreneurial, technology and digital communities during the year. As a youth, Max received JCRS assistance to attend Camp Henry S. Jacobs and he later received JCRS financial aid to attend Louisiana State University, where he studied business and technology.