John McAfee

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John David McAfee ( MAK-ə-fee; born September 18, 1945) is an English-American computer programmer and businessman. He founded the software company McAfee Associates in 1987 and ran it until 1994, when he resigned from the company. McAfee Associates achieved early success as the creator of McAfee's first commercial antivirus software, and the business now produces a range of enterprise security software. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John McAfee has received more than 6,248,069 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). John McAfee is the 288th most popular businessperson (down from 241st in 2019), the 2,289th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,161st in 2019) and the 18th most popular British Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, John McAfee ranks 288 out of 604Before him are Maurizio Arrivabene, Bruce Buck, Paul Rusesabagina, Melitta Bentz, Armand Hammer, and George Averoff. After him are Kenneth Arnold, Rinat Akhmetov, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, Pierre Veyron, Tadashi Yanai, and Wang Jianlin.

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Among people born in 1945, John McAfee ranks 222Before him are Joanna Cassidy, John Leslie, Werner Schroeter, Bob Klose, Sheila, and Thilo Sarrazin. After him are Wilfried Van Moer, Anton Zeilinger, Herman van Veen, Stanisław Ryłko, Al Stewart, and Donny Hathaway.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John McAfee ranks 2,289 out of 6,924Before him are Felicity Jones (1983), Brenda Milner (1918), Patrick Troughton (1920), Howard Webb (1971), Belinda Lee (1935), and David Tomlinson (1917). After him are Lord Leopold Mountbatten (1889), John Terry (1980), David Chipperfield (1953), Billy Boyd (1968), Edmund Goulding (1891), and Guy Edwards (1942).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United Kingdom

Among businesspeople born in United Kingdom, John McAfee ranks 18Before him are Thomas Lipton (1848), Vidal Sassoon (1928), Edward Colston (1636), Edward Cave (1691), B. C. Forbes (1880), and Ebenezer Cobb Morley (1831). After him are Ken Aston (1915), Thomas Blake Glover (1838), Jim Marshall (1923), Isabella Beeton (1836), Neil Aspinall (1941), and Henry Cole (1808).

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