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31. Max Levchin - Tie
Co-founder, PayPal; founder, Slide; vice president of engineering, Google
Age: 35
Rank change: Down
Industry: Technology

Levchin sold Slide.com to Google for a reported $182 million. He banked a reported $39 million, and Google gets a product wizard who understands the social web -- and has engineering cred among Google's execs.

NEXT: 32. Eric Braverman
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