John McAfee is a well-known British-American computer programmer and businessman. He founded McAfee Associates, a software company, which operated from 1987 to 1994.
Through the creation of McAfee, the world’s first commercial antivirus software, McAfee Associates experienced unprecedented success.
After leaving McAfee, John became involved with companies like Future Tense Central, QuorumEX, Everykey, Luxcore, and MGT Capital Investments.
John McAfee Transitions to Cryptocurrencies
Through the success of John McAfee’s ventures, his top net worth was estimated close to $100 million.
Ultimately his investments nose-dived during the financial crisis of 2008 and experienced losses in the tens of millions of dollars.
Apart from security software innovations, McAfee’s interest has become more widespread and includes industries such as organic antibiotics, smartphone apps, and cryptocurrency.
McAfee also served as a political activist who lost to Gary Johnson in the 2016 election for the 2016 Libertarian Party nomination for President of the United States.
Currently, McAfee has fled the United States after having returned in 2013 because he claimed that he had not paid taxes in 8 years he is now wanted to tax evasion in the U.S.
In April of 2020, John McAfee announced that he was working on a digital privacy coin known as Ghost.
Allegedly, Ghost will be able to be exchanged through the McAfee Dex decentralized exchange through atomic swaps and will be tradable against industry-leading cryptocurrencies.
More recently, McAfee launched a cryptocurrency asset known as the ERC-20 token which is nicknamed “Epstein Did Not Kill Himself” found under ticker WHACKD although the token possesses scarcely any liquidity.