Lin D.

Executive with 20+ years experience in the Digital Industry, currently specializing in Blockchain NFT

United States of America
Chinese, English

Lin Dai is an experienced entrepreneur and digital executive. He is the CEO and co-founder of, the "Green" NFT platform for music and sports, backed by Quincy Jones, and the official NFT par...see more

  • Information Technology, Data & Telecom
  • Digital & Broadcast Media
  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Program and Project Management
  • ...


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


CEO and Co-Founder

2 years
Current position
Mar 2021 - Present
OneOf is a new "Green" blockchain NFT platform built specifically for the music community. With an aim to break down economic barriers to entry, the platform serves to connect fans and...see more

Co-Founder and Board Director

TAP Network
4 years
Current position
Apr 2019 - Present
Co-founder and CEO of TAP Network, a blockchain technology company building enterprise grade software that's licensed and white-labeled by top companies in entertainment, travel, bankin...see more

General Partner

ChainLink Crypto Fund, LP
5 years
Current position
Jan 2018 - Present
ChainLink Crypto Fund is a fund of funds in the digital currency and Blockchain industry providing exposure to the enormous upside potential of Blockchain while maximizing diversificati...see more

General Partner

Startr Labs
8 years
Current position
Jun 2015 - Present
Lin is the co-founder and General Partner at Startr Labs, providing technology and management advisory services, and seed to growth stage funding to select portfolio of hyper growth sta...see more

CEO and Co-founder

Hooch App
4 years
Jun 2015 - Apr 2019
HOOCH is the first-ever, subscription cocktail app and discovery platform that gives you a free drink every day at hundreds of top-shelf bars and restaurants worldwide + exclusive acces...see more

Chief Marketing Officer

2 years
Aug 2013 - Jul 2015
As Chief Marketing Officer of Keek, Inc (TSX: V.KEK). Lin is responsible for growing Keek's 75M worldwide audience base, the 3rd largest in the space after Facebook’s Instagram and Twit...see more

Producer & Creator

VH1 Prime Time Series "This Is Hot 97"
2 years
Jun 2012 - May 2014
As the creator and producer of VH1's newest comedic series "This Is Hot 97", Lin has spent nearly 16 months developing the ground breaking series, before finding the show's final home a...see more

VP, Digital Programming & Development

Emmis Communications
2 years
Mar 2011 - Aug 2013
As VP of Digital Programming & Development for Emmis NY, Lin is responsible for all digital and television content and branded entertainment initiatives for the iconic music brand HOT97...see more

Board Member

United Audience Agency
2 years
Oct 2010 - Mar 2013
United Audience Network represents some of today’s top TV and digital companies from Asia and North America, delivering content to 85 million viewers on Cable, Web, and Mobile platforms...see more

SVP, Programming and Development

Alloy Media + Marketing
1 year
Nov 2009 - Mar 2011
As SVP, Programming and Development for Alloy Media + Marketing, Lin oversaw and guided development of original and branded content, digital marketing strategy, and distribution for All...see more

VP, Corporate & Business Development

Alloy Media + Marketing
11 months
Nov 2008 - Oct 2009
Worked directly with the CEO on strategic business development initiatives across all Alloy business units, impacting millions in sales and revenue in the youth media and marketing spac...see more

Executive Director & Founder

K2 Entertainment, Inc.
4 years
May 2002 - Aug 2006
Founded the entertainment production and marketing agency and executed successful online and offline campaigns for major record label and TV studio clients such as Universal, Sony, Aris...see more

Digital Programming and Production

MTV Networks
2 years
Jan 2002 - Jan 2004
Casting and production for various MTV network shows as well as digital programming and content, both scripted and unscripted, as well as talent development and incubation of VJs.

CEO & Founder

Kiwibox Media Inc
9 years
Sep 1999 - Oct 2008
Co-founded and lead marketing and strategic business development efforts for the first ever online-magazine and social network for teens in 1999, grew to the 2nd most visited teen site ...see more

Adjunct Professor

Carnegie Mellon University
9 months
Aug 1999 - May 2000
• Pioneered and designed Carnegie Mellon’s first Web Publishing course for its undergrad business curriculum. • Prepared and taught lessons for 2 classes of 25 students each 3 times e...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Information Technology, Data & Telecom
  • Digital & Broadcast Media

Role experience

  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Program and Project Management
  • Strategy & Business Development