CEO, MGT Capital Investments, Inc
Mr. John McAfee is a cybersecurity and software pioneer. Mr. McAfee began his career at NASA’s Institute for Space Studies from 1968 to 1970. Later, Mr. McAfee successfully contributed to various software and development projects with technology leaders, such as Univac, Zerox, Computer Sciences Corporation, and consulting firm, Booze Allan Hamilton. In 1989, Mr. McAfee left Lockheed Martin and began McAfee Associates, the world’s first antivirus
Two years after McAfee Associates went public, Mr. McAfee sold his remaining stake in the company that was acquired by Intel Corporation in August 2010. In 2016, Mr. McAfee sought the office of President of the United States as a candidate of the Libertarian Party. Mr. McAfee has earned bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Roanoke College, which subsequently awarded him an honorary Sc.D degree in 2008.
Mr. John McAfee joined MGT Capital Investments, Inc. in May 2016 as proposed Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman of the Board. He was appointed Executive Chairman of the Board in September 2016 and officially assumed his CEO duties in November 2016. MGT Capital Investments is in the process of acquiring a diverse portfolio of cyber security technologies.