Yujin focuses on accelerating the growth of the portfolio by directing SignalFire’s network of best-in-class advisors in sales, marketing, growth, and business development, and by providing direct access to senior executives at Fortune 500 corporations. He manages the Network team which operates high velocity programs at a run rate of 150+ events per year to drive expertise sharing, customer introductions, and community building between the SignalFire portfolio and the SignalFire Network of experts, corporates, advisors, and thought leaders.
Yujin joined SignalFire from Andreessen Horowitz, where he was the first Partner in the Market Development Group (2010–15). He advised portfolio companies on go-to-market and business development strategy and helped build the Executive Briefing Center, where he developed relationships with C-level executives of Fortune 500 & Global 2000. Under Yujin, the Executive Briefing Center proved to be a key differentiator of the Andreessen Horowitz Platform strategy, scaling to the point of hosting several thousand meetings per year where executives shared perspectives on emerging trends and met portfolio companies for commercial partnership and strategic investment. Yujin also owned strategic relationships with key distribution platforms including Apple, Google, Facebook, and Twitter.
Prior to Andreessen Horowitz, Yujin was Associate Director of Digital Strategy and Business Development at Warner Music (2006–08), where he led a CEO-priority negotiation on a major technology platform partnership, advised on digital partnerships spanning iTunes, YouTube, and emerging streaming startups, and recommended three strategic investments for review and execution.
Yujin received an MBA from the Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania, and graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. and a MEng in Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Married with two young boys, Yujin enjoys reading everything from non-fiction to spy novels, coffee brewing, basketball (pickup and big NBA fan), and donuts. Anything to do with donuts.