Max Levchin Quotes

More people have smart phones than clean water




Max Levchin, Entrepreneur & Technologist, PBS The Charlie Rose Show, August 1, 2013

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Max Levchin
Max Levchin
  • Born: July 11, 1975
  • Nationality: Ukrainian
  • Profession: CEO Affirm, Former Corporate Director At Yahoo!, Co-founder Former CTO Paypal, Chairman Board Directors At Yelp

Maksymilian Rafailovych "Max" Levchin is a Ukrainian-born American computer scientist. In 1998, soon after graduating from college, he co-founded (with Peter Thiel) the company that eventually became 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.