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Han Yuan

Han Yuan

Associate Partner

Han is a product and technology leader with over 20 years of experience leading teams and building organizations that create products at Internet and enterprise scale.  Previously Han led technology at Upwork as SVP of engineering. Upwork’s business doubled during his tenure, uptime improved 100 times, and the company went public.  In this role, Han was responsible for overseeing all application development, data science, information security, and strategic initiatives delivery.

Before joining Upwork, Han built and led the teams at eBay and Netflix, who would create two of the top 20 downloaded applications of its time. 

Han’s journey working for Internet-scale brands began when he co-founded  Previously, Han held various roles at enterprise software companies focused on HR and accounting solutions.

Han has a Bachelor of Science and a Masters of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of California at Berkeley. He has a Management of Technology Certificate from the Haas School of Business also from the University of California at Berkeley.