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Congrats to my sis Ada Chen, who’s joining SurveyMonkey as VP Marketing

I’m happy to congratulate my kid sister Ada Chen (@adachen) who joined SurveyMonkey as their VP Marketing this week. Awesome.

Ada is exceedingly modest for a successful entrepreneur. She has two successful exits and a deep background in marketing (yes, it runs in the family!). After attending UPenn and joining Microsoft, she soon moved from Seattle to San Francisco to join her fiance Sachin Rekhi (now husband). In the process, Ada met with a ton of different startups, ultimately joining as one of the first dozen employees at Mochi Media, an Accel-backed games+ads startup. Soon after, it was grown to over 100M uu/month and acquired for $80M by Shanda Games, a public games co in China.

Soon after, she started Connected with her husband Sachin, backed by Trinity and 500 startups, which aimed to manage all your professional relationships in one place. The technology behind the product was amazing, and was quickly picked by Linkedin to form their new Contacts product – the announcement here. And now, she’s moved on to one of the so-called “unicorn” billion dollar companies in Silicon Valley at SurveyMonkey.

It’s great to see friends do well, and even better to see my sister do well. I’m happy to share this good news.

And finally, a photo of us in our bowl cut days:

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