Tina is a serial entrepreneur who enjoys helping companies with product market strategy and development. She is currently working on a new venture in the data-visualization space. She is also the founder/CEO of A Starting Line, a strategy firm whose clients include the Boston Asian American Film Festival. Previously, Tina was the Chief Engagement Officer of GearSay.com, responsible for launch strategy, customer acquisition and engagement. She was introduced to the startup world as one of the earliest employees of VistaPrint.com and Worth Interactive.
Tina has also served as the Director of Lean Startup Challenge, a startup accelerator program that provides guidance and mentoring based on the Lean Startup principles. She has mentored startup teams and judged for the Tufts $100k New Ventures Competition as well as helping student-run startups as an Expert-In-Residence in the Tufts Entrepreneurship Center’s Venture Accelerator. She has also mentored/coached startups at Harvard iLabs, Harvard University’s startup incubator.
Tina previously founded a marketing/technology consulting firm and has also worked at companies such as eBay Enterprise, e-Dialog, and Digitas; leading and managing teams to build/implement marketing and business intelligence solutions. Tina’s earlier career was spent leading technical and cross-functional teams on market analysis, business intelligence/reporting, SAP implementation, and business process re-engineering projects.