Lina Chen is the Co-founder & CEO of Nix Hydra, which makes magical, colorful and friendly games popular with young women. The company has more than $5.6M in VC funding and made the hit mobile pet game Egg Baby, which has 14M downloads.
Previously, Lina negotiated international mobile deals for Grooveshark, a streaming music startup, and worked at the William Morris Agency, one of the largest entertainment agencies in the world. Lina graduated from Yale and was definitely not in House Slytherin. She grew up in South Africa, where she once rode an ostrich. Her favorite games include Neopets, Scorched Earth, Burrito Bison, Snapimals and Carrot Fantasy.