Co-Founder and CEO
San Francisco, United States
Fields of operation:
Max Levchin is the co-founder and CEO of Affirm, the next generation financial services company offering consumer credit at the point of sale and Chairman of Glow, a women’s reproductive health company. Both companies were created and launched from his San Francisco based innovation and investment lab, HVF.
Max was one of the original cofounders of PayPal where he served as the CTO until its acquisition by Ebay in 2002. In 2004, he helped Yelp, the ratings and review service where he is currently the Chairman of the Board, get its start. That same year he founded Slide, a personal media-sharing service for social networking sites where he was CEO until the company was sold to Google in 2010.
He also serves on several boards including Yahoo!, Yelp and Evernote and is an active investor in early stage startups.