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Cornell University, BS 1988
Communications; Women's Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison, MS 1990
Journalism

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Harry Lin

Harry Lin

Harry Lin is currently the head of business development for IMDb, a wholly owned subsidiary of Amazon.

Prior to joining Amazon, Harry was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Idealab, the tech incubator in Pasadena, California.

Before that, Harry was CEO & President of Taaz, Inc., a technology startup in La Jolla, California. TAAZ is the brand name of the virtual makeover solution owned by Taaz, Inc., a leader in virtual makeover technology.

Before TAAZ, Harry was CEO of Lottay Inc., an Internet startup in Ventura, California. Lottay is an e-card service powered with PayPal.

Harry also has served as SVP/GM of Evite when it was owned by IAC. He has been VP of ABC.com at The Walt Disney Company in Burbank, California.

Before ABC.com, within The Walt Disney Internet Group, Harry led teams at Movies.com, MrShowbiz.com, and WallofSound.com.

Harry came into Disney via its acquisition of Infoseek.com in 1999.

Harry’s pre-Internet life: news anchor & reporter at KQED-FM, a National Public Radio station in San Francisco.

Harry holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and a bachelor’s degree in communication from Cornell University.

A native of the Midwest, Harry resides in the Los Angeles area.

Recent Milestones

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    Harry Lin added a position as Head of Business Development at IMDB. (10/1/13)
    Posted 4/10/14 at 9:56am
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    Harry Lin added a position as Executive-in-Residence at Idealab. (5/18/11)
    Posted 6/8/11 at 9:47am
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    Harry Lin added a position as Advisor at MegaGigaOmniCorp. (4/1/11)
    Posted 6/8/11 at 9:47am
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    Harry Lin added a position as Board of Advisors at Punchbowl. (5/1/10)
    Posted 6/3/10 at 8:51am
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    Harry Lin added a position as CEO & President at Taaz. (4/20/10)
    Posted 5/14/10 at 1:05pm
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    Harry Lin added a position as CEO & President at Photometria Inc.. (4/20/10)
    Posted 4/24/10 at 8:58pm
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    Harry Lin added a position as CEO at Lottay. (9/26/09)
    Posted 11/17/09 at 8:13am
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    Harry Lin added a position as SVP/GM at Evite. (5/1/06)
    Posted 11/20/09 at 9:24am
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    Harry Lin added a position as VP, ABC.com at ABC Television. (7/1/01)
    Posted 4/26/10 at 7:47am
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    Harry Lin added a position as Senior Producer at infoseek. (1/1/98)
    Posted 7/7/13 at 10:46am
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    Harry Lin added a position as Reporter and Anchor at KQED. (1/1/90)
    Posted 7/7/13 at 10:46am
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    Harry Lin added a position as Advisor to CEO at Pop-Post.
    Posted 7/7/13 at 10:46am
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    Harry Lin added a position as Advisor to CEO at Evergram.
    Posted 7/7/13 at 10:46am
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    Posted 4/3/11 at 9:37am

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