Kevin Lin

Co-Founder / Twitch

Kevin Lin is the Co-Founder and former Chief Operating Officer of Twitch, the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers. Since graduating from Yale in 2004, Kevin has worn many hats in a variety of industries, from working at the Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species to running major events and promotions for the NYC & Company, New York City’s official marketing, tourism and partnership organization—to managing sales and operations at a San Francisco beverage company.

Kevin finally found his home in the live online video world with Twitch. In 2008, he joined as COO and helped launch Twitch in 2011, which was acquired by Amazon in 2014. He is excited and passionate about enabling creativity through angel investing and advising.