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Max Levchin

AKA Maksymilian Rafailovych Levchyn

Born: 11-Jul-1975
Birthplace: Kiev, Ukraine

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: Ukraine
Executive summary: Co-Founder of PayPal

Co-Inventor of the "Captcha" technology, pictures that appear as ransom notes with letters to type in, which require a human response to verify that the entity on the other end of the line is not a robot.

[1] San Francisco Chronicle, 26 February 2006.

Mother: Elvina Levchin
Wife: Nellie Minkova (m. 2008, two children)

    High School: Mather High School, Chicago, IL
BS Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1997)

    Affirm Co-Founder and CEO (2012-)
    Slide, Inc. Founder and CEO (2005-10)
    PayPal Co-Founder, CTO (1999-2002)
    Member of the Board of Evernote (2006-16)
    Member of the Board of Yahoo! (2012-15)
    Member of the Board of Yelp (2004-15)

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