Gopher Asset Management
Yao is a Principal at Gopher Asset, a $26B AUM fund headquartered in Asia. She is based in San Francisco and focuses on Fintech and SaaS investments. Since joining in 2018, Yao has sourced and supported investments in over 20+ companies, including Varo Money, Upgrade, Figure, OverOps, BlockFi, Sofi and etc.
Prior to investing, Yao was an investment banker at Jefferies.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Yao holds an MBA from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia.
Outside of work, Yao enjoys travelling and hiking.
As a member of Class 26, Yao is serving her fellowship at Gopher Asset Management.