Meet Lin Dai -
Lin Dai

Lin Dai

Co-Founder and CEO TAP Network


Lin Dai is an experienced entrepreneur and digital executive. He is the co-founder of TAP Network, a blockchain-powered, privacy-centric data and rewards network where consumers directly control and monetize their own data with brands. TAP Network aggregates millions of users across top entertainment and media companies, where consumers receive perks and rewards on purchases at 250,000+ top hotels, restaurants and e-commerce/retail locations around the world.

Previously as Chief Marketing Officer of Keek, a top video app for millennials, Lin grew Keek's worldwide audiences to 75M, through partnerships with the World Cup, Formula One, Sundance, MTV VMAs, Emmys, iHeartRadio, Teen Choice Awards, Live Nation, the Kardashians and more. The company was successfully taken public on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

As VP of Digital Programming for Emmis NY, Lin leads all digital and TV initiatives for the iconic brand HOT97. Lin launched Loud Digital, a premium digital network reaching 61 million viewers, and produced Boost Mobile Summer Jam live streams, the largest live streaming Hip Hop events on the web, Pepsi's award-winning web series Road To Summer Jam, in collaborations with Vevo and YouTube, and VH1's comedy series This Is HOT97.

As SVP, Programming & Development for Alloy, Lin oversaw development of original and branded content, digital marketing strategy, and distribution for the Alloy Digital Network, as well as responsible for marketing, social media and digital development for Alloy’s entertainment properties, including Gossip Girl, Vampire Diaries, Pretty Little Liars and more.

Lin graduated with honors from Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. He was awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year award, followed by a tenure as the youngest adjunct professor at CMU, developing its 1st set of credited courses on Web Publishing. While at CMU, Lin founded the 1st social network and online magazine for teens and later took the company public.

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