Kristin Chen

Kristin Chen

Product Director, SoundCloud

Kristin is a Director of Product at SoundCloud, where she is responsible for leading a team of product managers focused on the strategy and development of products that fuel the creator to fan community experience. Her team focuses on empowering creators and fans to connect more deeply throughout the audience building flywheel from following to fandom. 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 BS from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations. In her free time, Kristin is passionate about mentoring and education. She serves on the Board of Directions for Partners in School Innovation, a non-profit transforming teaching and learning in the lowest-performing public schools to help every student, regardless of background, thrive in academics. She is also a mentor for First Round Capital’s Fast Track Program.