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Max Levchin

Max Levchin

Keynote Speaker: CEO, Affirm; Co-Founder of PayPal

Max Levchin Biography

Max Levchin is a computer scientist, known for co-founding PayPal. Levchin notably made contributions to PayPal's anti-fraud efforts and is also the co-creator of the Gausebeck-Levchin test, one of the first commercial implementations of a CAPTCHA challenge response human test.

Levchin started PayPal in 1998, took the company public in 2002 and then sold it to eBay for more than $1.5 billion at the age of 26.

He has also founded or co-founded the companies Slide.com, HVF and Affirm. Additionally, he was an early investor in Yelp, an online social networking and review service. As the founder and CEO of Slide, which creates and distributes popular Web applications on Facebook, as desktop widgets, and elsewhere. Slide was used by more than 170 million people worldwide, and was eventually bought by Google.

HVF (standing for "Hard, Valuable, and Fun") is intended to explore and fund projects and companies in the area of leveraging data, such as data from analog sensors. In 2013, HVF launched Glow, a fertility app that helps couples conceive naturally.

In early 2012, the financial technology company Affirm was spun out of HVF, with the goal of building the next generation credit network. Affirm was created by Levchin, Palantir Technologies co-founder Nathan Gettings, and Jeff Kaditz of First Data. The company is based in San Francisco.

Originally from Kiev, Ukraine (then part of the Soviet Union), Levchin moved to Chicago at the age of 16 and later received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Levchin sits on the board of several other companies and trains for triathlons.

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Max Levchin Videos

Watch CNBC's full interview with Affirm CEO Max Levchin
PayPal founder Max Levchin on IPO Market
Where Max Levchin Is Finding Opportunity in Fintech

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What topics does Max Levchin speak about?

Max Levchin is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as College, Business, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Business Leadership, Creativity, Finance, Computer Science, Innovation, Digital Business, Economy, Futurism, Culture, Leadership and Social Media.

Where does Max Levchin travel from?

Max Levchin generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

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Max Levchin is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including College, Business and Technology. The estimated speaking fee range to book Max Levchin for live events is $50,000 - $100,000. Please contact us for virtual event fees. Max Levchin generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Peter Thiel, Dan Schulman and Richard Florida. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Max Levchin for an upcoming event.

Max Levchin Videos

Watch CNBC's full interview with Affirm CEO Max Levchin
PayPal founder Max Levchin on IPO Market
Where Max Levchin Is Finding Opportunity in Fintech
Max Levchin (PayPal, Affirm & investor): Thiel, Musk, fighting fraud, Yahoo
Max Levchin | Unstoppable Trends that are Changing the World

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