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Alfred Lin

Partner at Sequoia Capital; Former Chairman & CFO at Zappos; Venture Capitalist & Entrepreneur

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 Alfred Lin Biography

Alfred is a partner at the venture capital firm, Sequoia Capital. He specializes in consumer internet, enterprise and mobile companies.

TechCrunch has stated that Alfred has the "Midas touch", since every company he's worked for has been acquired, and the smallest deal was $265 million. Lin's $265 million deal happened at LinkExchange, which was sold to Microsoft for $265M when he was VP of Finance and Administration. Lin later helped Tellme Networks which was sold to Microsoft for $800 million. After that, Lin helped form Zappos to later be acquired by Amazon for $1.2 billion. Lin has invested in Airbnb, Achievers, Stella & Dot, Houzz, Humble Bundle, Kiwi, Romotive, Moovit, Styleseat, Uber, and Cardpool (acquired by Blackhawk Networks), AppBistro / MMTG Labs (acquired by InMobi), and SalesCrunch (acquired by ClearSlide. Lin was an early investor in Zipline, a medicine drone delivery company with operations in Rwanda.

Previously, Alfred was Chairman and COO/CFO at Zappos. He joined Zappos in 2005 and was responsible for all financial, administrative, and warehouse operations. Alfred focused on bringing focus, strategy and financial discipline in order to grow the business efficiently and profitably. Prior to joining Zappos, Alfred served as VP of Finance and Business Development at Tellme Networks, helping grow that business from no revenue to over $120M in recurring revenue per year, 30% cash margins and a $0.5B estimated contracted revenue backlog.

In 2013, Forbes named Lin as one of the "30 Most Influential People in Tech." Lin and his work have been profiled in national publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Harvard Business Review, CNBC, Forbes, BusinessWeek, and Fortune Magazine.

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Alfred Lin

Partner at Sequoia Capital; Former Chairman & CFO at Zappos; Venture Capitalist & Entrepreneur

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Alfred Lin Biography

Alfred is a partner at the venture capital firm, Sequoia Capital. He specializes in consumer internet, enterprise and mobile companies.

TechCrunch has stated that Alfred has the "Midas touch", since every company he's worked for has been acquired, and the smallest deal was $265 million. Lin's $265 million deal happened at LinkExchange, which was sold to Microsoft for $265M when he was VP of Finance and Administration. Lin later helped Tellme Networks which was sold to Microsoft for $800 million. After that, Lin helped form Zappos to later be acquired by Amazon for $1.2 billion. Lin has invested in Airbnb, Achievers, Stella & Dot, Houzz, Humble Bundle, Kiwi, Romotive, Moovit, Styleseat, Uber, and Cardpool (acquired by Blackhawk Networks), AppBistro / MMTG Labs (acquired by InMobi), and SalesCrunch (acquired by ClearSlide. Lin was an early investor in Zipline, a medicine drone delivery company with operations in Rwanda.

Previously, Alfred was Chairman and COO/CFO at Zappos. He joined Zappos in 2005 and was responsible for all financial, administrative, and warehouse operations. Alfred focused on bringing focus, strategy and financial discipline in order to grow the business efficiently and profitably. Prior to joining Zappos, Alfred served as VP of Finance and Business Development at Tellme Networks, helping grow that business from no revenue to over $120M in recurring revenue per year, 30% cash margins and a $0.5B estimated contracted revenue backlog.

In 2013, Forbes named Lin as one of the "30 Most Influential People in Tech." Lin and his work have been profiled in national publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Harvard Business Review, CNBC, Forbes, BusinessWeek, and Fortune Magazine.

Alfred Lin Videos

  • Sequoia Alfred Lin on importance of backing founders w/mission ...
    Filmed live on stage at the 2017 LAUNCH Angel Summit in Napa Valley, Jason interviews ...
  • Culture with Brian Chesky and Alfred Lin (How to Start a Startup ...
    How to Start a Startup is a series of video lectures, initially given at Stanford in Fall 2014. Lecture Transcript: ...
  • ICONic Evening with Alfred Lin, Partner at Sequoia Capital - YouTube
    Mar 30, 2017 ... ICONic Evening with Alfred Lin, Partner at Sequoia Capital.

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  • How to book Alfred Lin?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Alfred Lin for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Alfred Lin, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Alfred Lin or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Alfred Lin?

    Booking fees for Alfred Lin, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Alfred Lin, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Alfred Lin?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Alfred Lin for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Alfred Lin for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Alfred Lin or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Alfred Lin or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Alfred Lin is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Alfred Lin for your event is available upon request. Alfred Lin generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Reid Hoffman, John Collison, Chris Dixon, Megan Smith and Steve Blank. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Alfred Lin for an upcoming event.

Alfred Lin Speaker Videos

  • Sequoia Alfred Lin on importance of backing founders w/mission ...
    Filmed live on stage at the 2017 LAUNCH Angel Summit in Napa Valley, Jason interviews ...
    Culture with Brian Chesky and Alfred Lin (How to Start a Startup ...
    How to Start a Startup is a series of video lectures, initially given at Stanford in Fall 2014. Lecture Transcript: ...
  • ICONic Evening with Alfred Lin, Partner at Sequoia Capital - YouTube
    Mar 30, 2017 ... ICONic Evening with Alfred Lin, Partner at Sequoia Capital.
    Alfred Lin Lecture: "Building a Brand that Matters" - YouTube
    Nov 21, 2008 ... The College of Business at Oregon State University hosted Alfred Lin, COO and CFO of Zappos.com, as part of the Dean's Distinguished ...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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