Max Levchin

Co-founder of PayPal, CEO of Affirm
Maksymilian Rafailovych "Max" Levchin is a Ukrainian-American software engineer and entrepreneur, notably recognized for co-founding PayPal in 1998, where he contributed significantly to its anti-fraud efforts and co-created the Gausebeck-Levchin test. Levchin moved to the U.S. from Ukraine at age 16 and later graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Beyond PayPal, he has founded and invested in numerous companies worldwide. Levchin is the founder and CEO of Affirm, a next-generation credit card network, and also serves as co-founder...

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