Lin Dai

Lin Dai is an entrepreneur and experienced digital executive. He is the CEO and Co-founder of Hooch, the first ever subscription drink app where members receive One Free Drink Every Day at 500+ top bars and restaurants around the world, and providing critical data to the alcohol industry. Lin founded his first company, the first social network for teens, out of his dorm room in 1999 and later took it public. He spent over 15 years leading digital initiatives at major media companies such as Alloy (Gossip Girls, Vampire Diaries) and Emmis Communications (Hot97, Power 106). Prior to launching Hooch, Lin was the CMO of Keek, a top mobile video social platform with over 75M users worldwide that was taken public on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Lin graduated Summa Cum Laude from Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University, where he learned how to be a cool nerd.