“Before Max Levchin co-founded PayPal, launched Affirm or sold Slide to Google, he was a teenager fleeing the Soviet Union for the United States. In this conversation with Jon Fortt he talks about his journey, his advice for entrepreneurs, and how Silicon Valley needs to change.”

Rich ideas and powerful people: CNBC’s Jon Fortt brings you closer to the entrepreneurs and executives who are crafting the future in technology and beyond.

Fortt Knox
Published on Nov 20, 2018


Affirm CEO Max Levchin: Creating Clarity In Consumer Lending| Mad Money | CNBC
It’s a private player that is on a mission to create clarity in the world of consumer lending. Will it open the door to new opportunity?
Published on Nov 3, 2015

Max Levchin | Unstoppable Trends that are Changing the World | SXSW Interactive 2016
Small ideas are boring. Let’s talk about the unstoppable secular trends that are changing the world. As we emerge from the shift to mobile, it is time to look at the top emerging themes such as how software is eating older software, regulatory arbitrage, beneficence, and the gray market in the gig economy.
Published on Mar 13, 2016