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

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

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Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Max Levchin for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Max Levchin, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Max Levchin or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Max Levchin?

Booking fees for Max Levchin, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Max Levchin, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Max Levchin?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Max Levchin for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Max Levchin for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Max Levchin or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Max Levchin or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


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, Richard Florida and Ray Kurzweil. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Max Levchin for an upcoming event.

Max Levchin Videos

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
Max Levchin's lessons from PayPal to Slide

Max Levchin News

How to book Max Levchin?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Max Levchin for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Max Levchin, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Max Levchin or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Max Levchin?

Booking fees for Max Levchin, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Max Levchin, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Max Levchin?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Max Levchin for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Max Levchin for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Max Levchin or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Max Levchin or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


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, Richard Florida and Ray Kurzweil. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Max Levchin for an upcoming event.

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