John Lin is a Principal at F-Prime Capital, where he leads the west coast’s technology practice. Previously, he was a Principal at Trinity Ventures where he invested in companies like Squire, Baton, Side, Gatsby, Grow, Synapse, Branch and Harmonize. He was also an angel investor in Seated, Deepen, Relationship Hero, Apostrophe, Mureni, and Motion AI. Prior to joining Trinity Ventures, he founded Townhall, a messaging platform, where he led product and engineering . The company was acquired by Roomi, where he eventually led product and engineering for the organization. John started his career at McKinsey, Yelp, and Globespan Capital.
John graduated with degrees in Business and Computer Science from UC Berkeley.
Hone is a Live Learning Platform for organizations to teach transformational leadership, management, and people skills at scale. The company empowers HR and Learning & Development teams to tackle people development in a modern way, with easy deployment of small-group, live cohort learning at scale, and data and tools to measure its impact. Through a blend of live online cohort-based programs, world-class instructors, and a powerful behavior change platform, Hone cultivates soft skills with hard data, leading to lasting behavior change in 90% of learners who go through our programs. Hone has trained thousands of learners in 58+ countries, and serves a rapidly expanding list of clients including GoFundMe, ServiceNow, Rover, Grove Collaborative and more. For more information, visit www.honehq.com.
Mathison is the world’s first DEI Operating System. Its end-to-end platform transforms organizations’ hiring and retention strategies to increase diversity with a single place to build their DEI action plan, measure growth and mobilize every team with education and tools. A leader in DEI innovation and research, their book, Hiring for Diversity, was named a bestseller and is referenced by organizations across the globe. Mathison works with a wide range of employers of all sizes including companies like Sonos, TripAdvisor, 23andMe, HelloFresh, Bowery Farms, Bristol Myers Squibb and non-profits from Sundance Film to The World Economic Forum. Learn more at www.mathison.io.