Kristin Chen


Kristin is the CEO of, the largest search and discovery platform for Discord, a platform for creating online communities. 

Previously, Kristin was a director of product at SoundCloud, where she led a team of product managers focused on the strategy and development of products that fuel the creator-to-fan community experience. Prior to SoundCloud, she worked in product management roles at Pinterest, leading pinner-to-creator engagement; at Twitch, working on the developer experience; and at LinkedIn, building insights products. During her tech career, she has always focused on developing engaging, healthy, and authentic creator and content ecosystems. 

Before entering tech, Kristin began her career in consulting at Mahindra & Mahindra in Mumbai and economic research at Franklin Templeton. She holds a B.S. from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations.

Passionate about education in its many forms, Kristin is a mentor for First Round Capital’s Fast Track Program.