Founder, The Hatchery and Venture Partner, Pereg Ventures
Yao is a highly entrepreneurial executive who works with businesses and startups in many industries with a focus on technology, assisting with revenue and funding. She founded The Hatchery, a venture collaboration organization with international reach bridging the gap between entrepreneurs and investors through resources, advisory, funding and building communities. She has had multiple successes as an entrepreneur and supports other companies in advisory and C level management roles. She leads up the enterprise incubator in New York building products with corporate partners -- from ideation, development, sales, funding to exit. Yao also traveled with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Indonesia in 2011, as a member of the Global Entrepreneurship Program Delegation.