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Wilson Lin

New York City Economic Development Corporation

Wilson works at the intersection of urban economic flourishing, innovation ecosystems, and social good. He is Vice President at the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Managing Director for Cyber NYC, a $100M initiative that is (a) establishing a leading global cyber accelerator, (b) creating and growing dozens of new companies, (c) founding a global cyber center, and (d) improving cybersecurity education for thousands of New York City students and placing them in good jobs.

Wilson also serves on the Investment Committee for WE Venture, a $30M VC consortium designed to support New York City-based tech startup companies founded by women and minority entrepreneurs. The consortium includes Archer Gray, Future Perfect Ventures, Gold Seeds Venture Fund, WOCstar Fund, and Morgan Stanley's Multicultural Innovation Lab.

Wilson also currently serves as a Venture Fellow for Chestnut Street Ventures, a VC firm supporting University of Pennsylvania alums.

He previously held roles at Tideline, an impact investing advisory firm; Deloitte Consulting; UBS (Corporate and Business Strategy); and IBM Global Business Services.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Wilson earned his MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, and his BA in economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

A member of Class 24, Wilson is serving his fellowship at NYCEDC. His mentor is Lucas Nelson (Class 16), Partner at Lytical Ventures.