Lin Dai- CEO
Lin Dai graduated with honors from the prestigious School of Industrial Management, now Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University.
His pioneering work on Intel's
Planning and Logistics Intranet project eventually led to the launch of Unique
Net Solutions, Inc. The company's revolutionary work was recognized when Lin
Dai was awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year award by Carnegie Mellon
University. He then took on a one-year tenure as the youngest adjunct professor
In 2000, Lin Dai moved to New York City with his new company Kiwibox Media, Inc., which operates Kiwibox.com, the first social networking destination and online magazine for teens, with over 1.8 million members worldwide. In 2003, Lin Dai launched K2 Entertainment, Inc., and established itself in the entertainment industry by managing and promoting major label recording artists from Bad Boy Records, Universal Records, Warner Music, etc., as well as providing casting services for major television networks such as MTV, ABC, NBC, and Fuse TV.
In 2007, Lin Dai’s company Kiwibox Media, Inc. was successfully acquired by Magnitude Information Systems, Inc. and is now working full time as the CEO of Kiwibox.com and continue to establish Kiwibox.com as the definitive online site for the teen entertainment audience.
Mike Howard- COO
Mike Howard graduated cum laude from the
In 2000, Howard moved to New York City with his new company Kiwibox Media, Inc., which operates Kiwibox.com, the first social networking destination and online magazine for teens, with over 1.8 million members worldwide.
In 2003, Howard launched Unused Inventory, an advertising network which helped publishers fully monetize their ad inventory. Leveraging relationships with brands such as P&G, Coca Cola, Nokia, Dell, Nestle, Gap, Gillette and many others, Howard was able to bring sponsorships as well as much needed advertising expertise to many publishers and ad networks.
In 2007, Howard’s company Kiwibox Media, Inc. merged with Magnitude Information Systems, Inc. He is now working full time as the COO of Kiwibox.com and continues to establish Kiwibox.com as the definitive online site for the teen entertainment audience.
Paul Farris- Business Development
Paul has been involved with operating and managing profitable Internet
companies since his senior year of high school. While in high school,
he launched a network of popular student resource web sites that were
featured in Fox News, The New York Post, and Salon.com.
In 2000, Paul moved with the company to
company closer to key entertainment and technology partners.
Paul returned to Carnegie Mellon and graduated with honors from the
Business, with a concentration in Computers and Information Technology.
In 2003, Paul joined Wachovia's Customer Analysis Research and
Targeting group. Paul worked with senior leadership to mine enterprise data to
identify cross sell opportunities and improve customer relationship
management. In 2005, Paul led analytical efforts to develop a new
Anti-Money Laundering risk scoring system for the bank. The new system
saved the bank $5 million in annual compliance expenses and received
accolades from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the
FBI Regional Anti-Terrorist Financing team.
In 2007, Paul rejoined Kiwibox.com after the company was acquired by
Magnitude Information Systems, Inc. As the director of business
development, Paul is responsible for building partnerships to
establish Kiwibox.com as the definitive online site for the teen