John McAfee is a British-American programmer and entrepreneur. He was born in U.K in the mid 1940s. He is the actual founder of the McAfee Associates in 1987, leading the company until his resignation until 1994.
McAfee Associates reached success with the creation of McAfee, the first commercial antivirus software, and now produces a wide range security software for companies. After being purchased by Intel in 2011, was renamed Intel Security.
Besides this, the software still has the McAfee’s brand name. McAfee’s wealth was about $100 million dollars by 2007, before his investments collapsed during the ravaging global financial crisis running that year.
Also, he is a political activist who sought the nomination for the United States Presidency during the 2016 elections, postulating himself as a candidate, losing to the former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson.
McAfee focuses in activities like developing phone apps and has interest in things like cryptocurrencies, yoga, and all-natural antibiotics. The Once software mogul McAfee, turned into one of the most influential cryptocurrency enthusiasts.