Sophia Lin has a combined background in finance and entrepreneurship with eight years in finance/strategy and three years in tech startups. She currently leads startups in both fintech and consumer sectors. She also serves as the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at University of Massachusetts Boston.
Before stepping on the entrepreneurial path, Sophia was the Chief Investment Officer at Steinbock Financial Group, where she led the investment activities in agriculture and beverage sectors. In her early career, she worked as an institutional sales for structured investment products, advising conglomerates on investing and hedging strategies. She achieved a sales growth of 100% despite the market turmoil in 2009.
Sophia Lin receives an MBA from MIT and a BA from National Taiwan University. She has lived and worked across North America, Asia, Europe and Australia. A tech enthusiast and an entrepreneur at heart, Sophia is passionate about bringing technology that drives innovation in the traditionally-underserved segments.
2010 - 2012
2000 - 2004
St. Gallen, Switzerland
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY
UNIVERSITY OF ST. GALLEN
International Exchange Program
JUDGES & MENTORS
BOSTON UNIVERSITY ACCELERATOR
MIT 100K STARTUP COMPETITION
HOW TO START A FINTECH VENTURE?
IAP Class, MIT
FUTURE OF FINTECH
Harvard Business School Finance Conference
FINANCIAL INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP
MBA course, Northeastern University
“ARE ROBO-ADVISORS DISRUPTING WALL STREET? THE DATA, THE FACTS, AND THE FUTURE”