Kevin Lin is one of the two pioneering founders of Twitch, the world’s largest live social video platform for gamers and creators. Having sold Twitch to Amazon in 2014 for over $1 billion cemented Kevin’s position as one of the most successful Asian American founders in technology history. As its long-time COO, Kevin brought live social video to hundreds of millions of people around the world, helping thousands of creators make a living building their communities around live, shared experiences. As one of the most respected and adored entrepreneurs and executives in digital media, Kevin and Twitch function as a center of gravity to the multi-billion dollar esports industry that is reimagining gaming, traditional sports, content, and other interactive technologies. An avid angel investor and advisor, Kevin is also a consistently deep patron to his hometowns of New Orleans and Taipei, as well as to Asian American founders and creatives. He is a principal co-founder and Vice Chairman of Gold House, a collective of pioneering Asians dedicated to forging stronger relationships to enable more authentic, more successful, and longer lives for all in society.