Mimi Chen

Mimi Chen

Twitter: CogCode
Los Angeles, California, United States
Member since September 17, 2009
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I am a(n):


Companies I work or worked for:
Viacom, CBS, NBC, Bonneville, Clear Channel
If you're an entrepreneur or corporate innovator, why?

It's in the blood.

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?

People who can't see the bigger picture the way I do.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs/innovators make?

Not asking for more advice.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

Don't make assumptions, get advice.
Start with as much of an arsenal of money as you can amass.
Ask questions.

Full bio

Mimi Chen is the first Asian American to work as a full-time Talk Radio host in an English format.  (KDBK, San Francisco). And so far, is still the only one to do so. A long time broadcaster,she has worked in the major markets of Philadelphia, San Francisco and Los Angeles (comparable to how baseball players work in major leagues).  She graduated from Princeton University and also has a masters from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.  She developed an interest in AI when she made friends with the son of a math professor and broke into the mainframes at Bowdoin College as a summer school student.