Max Levchin
Co-Founder & CEOAffirm
Max Levchin is the founder and CEO of Affirm, a financial services technology company. His previous successes include cofounding PayPal and working as its CTO (acquired by eBay in 2002), helping start Yelp in 2004 (and serving as its Chairman until 2015), and founding a personal media-sharing service called Slide (sold to Google in August 2010). He currently serves on the Consumer Advisory Board of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. In addition, Max is a serial entrepreneur, computer scientist, philanthropist and active investor in more than 100 startups.