Silicon Slopes is excited to announce Max Levchin, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Affirm, will be joining our speaker lineup for Silicon Slopes Summit 2023.
Max Levchin was born in Kyiv, Ukraine before moving to the United States and settling in Chicago in 1991. He is currently the Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Affirm. He is also the Co-Founder and Chairman of Glow, a data-driven fertility company. Max has created and launched both companies from his San Francisco based innovation lab, HVF (Hard, Valuable, Fun).
Max was one of the original Co-Founders of PayPal where he served as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) until 2002 when it was aquired by eBay in 2002. He was named to the Technology Review "TR100" in 2002 as one of the top 100 innovators in the world as well as Innovator of the Year.
Prior to HVF, Max was the CEO and Founder of Slide, a personal media-sharing service, which was acquired by Google in 2010. Max also helped create Yelp Inc., where he served as Chairman of its Board of Directors from its founding in 2005 until July 2015. He also served on the board for Yahoo! Inc. from 2012 until 2015.
He holds a Bachelor's of Science in Computer Science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he founded and led four other technology startups. Max is a serial entrepreneur, computer scientist, philanthropist, and active investor in more than 100 startups.
Max Levchin will be sharing some of his career knowledge and insights at Silicon Slopes Summit 2023 alongside many other prominent business and technology leaders. On top of the opportunity to hear from these speakers, Summit 2023 will have unparalleled opportunities to connect with the Silicon Slopes community.
To learn more information about Silicon Slopes Summit 2023 or to purchase tickets, visit here.