Lixian Loong Hantover

Lixian Loong Hantover

EVP, Business Affairs & Operations

Lixian manages business affairs, legal, and operations for Breakwater. Prior to joining Breakwater, Lixian worked as a lawyer at Cloudflare in Singapore and IDEO in San Francisco. She began her legal career at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati with a focus on representing early stage start-ups. She has travelled around the world teaching design thinking to legal teams and law firms.

Lixian received her BA in Cinema and Media Studies from the University of Chicago, where she served as head of programming for Doc Films, and her JD from UCLA School of Law.

In her spare time, Lixian is an avid crafter, songwriter, and (like everyone at Breakwater), a lifelong film buff.

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