Interest in Identity Security is Spiking – Will Lin – ESW #364

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Will Lin
CEO and Co-Founder at AKA Identity

Will Lin is the CEO of AKA Identity, which he co-founded in 2023 with Rob Fry to solve the hardest problem in identity: data. Prior to co-founding AKA Identity, Will was the managing director at Forgepoint Capital, where he invested in some of today’s leading cybersecurity companies. Will also previously held roles at Trident Capital, where he focused on investments in cybersecurity, financial services, and software, and Citi. At Citi, Will was an investment banking analyst and worked on various strategic transactions and capital offerings with companies such as Facebook, GoPro, and SAP.
Will graduated with Honors in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley. Outside of AKA Identity, Will enjoys traveling, racing cars, and constantly experimenting with new gadgets.


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