Welcome New Staff Member, Bonnie Lin

We are thrilled to welcome Bonnie Lin to the SV2 staff team and community as our Director of Strategic Partnerships! Bonnie will lead our growth strategy, Partner recruitment, and marketing communications. Please feel free to reach out to Bonnie at blin@sv2.org to say hello. 

Bonnie has 23 years of experience as a global executive, investor, and advisor working with family offices, corporates, and governments on impact investing, venture capital, and ecosystem development in the US and Asia Pacific. Previously, Bonnie served as Vice President of Business Growth and Innovation for the Columbia River Economic Development Council and on the boards of the US District Export Council and Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition under the Obama Administration. She is currently a Board Trustee of The Fogarty Foundation.

A cancer survivor who grew up in a Buddhist monastery, Bonnie is led by a purpose to drive the responsible transfer of intergenerational wealth, knowledge, and power for the greater good, and is an advocate for education, entrepreneurship, and women in leadership. When she is not hiking, writing, doing yoga, or cooking for loved ones, she can be found mentoring entrepreneurs or facilitating change leadership anywhere in the world, from the Australian outback to Silicon Valley.

Bonnie is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and holds a BA in Sociology and International Politics from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from the University of Phoenix.