Who we are

Edward Lin

CEO & Co-Founder

Eddie started NexusEdge out of his lifelong pursuit for job fulfillment. His career path began at Goldman Sachs and UBS Investment Bank in New York, where he met Shanti in their analyst class. He is a big proponent of traversing winding career paths to continuously evolve and find the best fit, going from marketing at Adobe to Strategy and Business Development at Live Nation/Ticketmaster. Upon graduation from business school, Eddie competed as a contestant on the reality-TV show Fear Factor where he ate 20 live bees. Eddie holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and a MBA from the University of Southern California where he served as student body President.

Shanti Akkineni

Head of Product & Co-Founder

Armed with a degree in Computer Science from University of Michigan, Shanti chose to pursue a career in financial services, working at UBS Investment Bank, Citibank, Nomura Securities and a Hedge Fund. Looking to combine her passion for art and design with technology, Shanti switched careers to focus on building User Interfaces that are enjoyable and memorable at various investment banks, the Discovery Channel and New York Public Radio. These days, the idea of being a darn good designer is what wakes her up in the morning. She is determined to help others identify and succeed on their ideal career paths.