Christina YangActing Venture Director
@Acting Venture Director
Christina is a serial entrepreneur and impact investor. She held multiple patents for products which she developed from concept to globally recognized products within two years. She appreciates differences and celebrates change, which provides her unique insights and approaches in venture initiates and investments. She has widely traveled or lived in over fifty countries, understands the significance of cultural and economic differences, which has inspired her devotion in social impact startup initiates and impact investing. She’s also involved in philanthropic organizations, in which she identifies investments and grants for minorities and women led impactful startups and organizations around the world.
She holds an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis. She currently lives in Menlo Park, is a runner and a biker. She loves the weather, the nature, and everything the bay area offers.
@Venture Assistant Director
Akshit has a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering and a Masters in Computer Engineering and has research experience at the intersection of machine learning and digital circuit simulation and design. He has 7 years of experience in the semiconductor industry working on numerous innovative products including the main cpu inside the google glass and the processor inside the first ever android tablet. He currently works in the design team at Broadcom developing fast Terabit ethernet switches enabling the next generation datacenters for cloud computing and on-demand learning on the cloud. He is currently persuing his MBA at Haas school of business at UC-Berkeley. His interests include Machine learning, Blockchain, Etherium and IoT.