Lina Chen

Co-Founder & CEO, Nix Hydra

Lina Chen

Co-Founder & CEO, Nix Hydra

Biography

Lina Chen is the Co-founder & CEO of Nix Hydra, which is a female founded and led company that makes magical, colorful and bold mobile games popular with young women. The company’s apps are enjoyed by approximately 20 million people worldwide. Nix Hydra is based in Los Angeles and is VC-backed by the same investors behind Zynga, Harmonix and Fitbit.

Previously, Lina negotiated international mobile deals for Grooveshark, a streaming music startup, and worked at William Morris, one of the largest entertainment agencies in the world.

Lina graduated from Yale University and grew up in South Africa, where she once rode an ostrich.