Max Levchin is Founder and CEO of Affirm, a financial services technology company, co-founder and Chairman of Glow, and co-founder and general partner at SciFi VC. All three companies were created and launched from his innovation lab, HVF. Max is a serial entrepreneur, computer scientist, philanthropist and active investor in more than 100 startups.
Max was one of the original co-founders of PayPal, where he served as Chief Technology Officer until its acquisition by eBay in 2002. In 2004, he founded Slide, which he sold to Google in 2010. Also in 2004, he helped start Yelp, where he was the first investor and Chairman of the Board from 2004 until 2015. He has served on several boards including Yahoo!, Yelp and Evernote.