Tao Huang

Linda Gu

Head of sales and marketing, Supernova Companies, LLC

Linda is a transformative leader with two decades of proven success in launching, managing and growing SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) businesses globally.

She was part of Morningstar’s senior leadership team that grew revenue 10x from $100M in earlier 2000 to $1B in 2018.  Over her career at Morningstar, she took on varies senior leadership roles in product management, product development, sales, and marketing. She managed global product P&L for Morningstar’s institutional software business for ten years. Starting from the ground up, she built the business into the largest SaaS offering at Morningstar, delivering high double digit CAGR under her leadership, built and managed global product, sales, marketing and service organization. Before joining Supernova, Linda managed a $400M Enterprise SaaS business across a product portfolio of twenty SaaS software, data and research products. 

Linda holds an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Loyola University of Chicago.

The Core 4:

A symbol of beginning. In business, my passion is to take something from 0 to 1, 1st client, first $1M, first $100M, first $1B.


As part of Morningstar’s senior leadership team, I am proud to be part of the team that grew the company 10x from $100M annual revenue in earlier 2000 to $1B in annual revenue in 2018
have visited 30 countries in four continents
Watched 300 youth hockey games my kids played

Executive Team Members

Tao Huang

Chief Executive Officer

Jeff Finn

Head of Operations

Linda Gu

Head of Sales And Marketing

Chris Helton

Head of Finance

Jenny Sun

Head of Technology

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Chief Compliance Officer

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Chief Legal Officer

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