Kevin Chou

Kevin Chou
Founder/CEO, Watercooler Inc.


Kevin Chou is the CEO of Watercooler, the world’s largest fan community online. Kevin has led the company from founding to over twenty million registered fans across the Watercooler social media platform.

Watercooler enables television and sports fans to connect with other fans inside their favorite social networks.

Prior to Watercooler, Kevin spent several years at the global venture capital firm Canaan Partners investing in digital media, consumer internet services, and online advertising companies. Kevin took part in funding 10 companies during his tenure at Canaan Partners, deploying part of the firm’s $2.3 billion of capital.

Earlier in Kevin’s career, he advised public technology companies on M&A and corporate finance as part of Deutsche Bank’s investment banking arm in San Francisco.

Kevin holds a BS from UC Berkeley in Business Administration, graduating magma cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.


Location: Regency E Level: Intermediate
Sean Ammirati (mSpoke / ReadWriteWeb), Chris Messina (Vidoop), Dave Morin (Facebook), Adam Nash (LinkedIn), David Recordon (Facebook), Kevin Chou (Watercooler Inc.)
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The latest revolution in social networks is the rollout of shared activity streams, such as Facebook’s News Feed and Plaxo’s Pulse. Come to this session to find out more about how feeds are changing the way people discover news, apps, and other information. Read more.
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