Yang Yu has joined AireSpring’s executive team as senior VP of information technology.
Mr. Yu brings deep experience in IT governance, enterprise transformation, software deployment, and solution delivery architecture to this newly created role. He spent over 15 years in various roles with IBM, rising from systems engineer with IBM Global Services to delivery project executive for IBM’s Business Transformation Program. In this position he was project executive for implementation of the Blue Harmony software application, initially in China and Germany, then rolling out through IBM worldwide.
Following the success of this project, Mr. Yu was promoted to the role of IBM Group Asia Pacific CIO for China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Following his years at IBM, Mr. Yu served as CIO for Prolacta Bioscience, a pioneer in providing human milk-based nutritional products for premature infants in the neonatal ICU. In each of these roles, he has built a stellar record in managing business simplification, transformation and technology enablement with special focus on business data analytics, data management and planning.
Mr. Yu holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Management from the University of California, Riverside, as well as an MBA with emphasis in Management Information Systems (MIS) and Finance from the prestigious Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Additionally, Mr. Yu has added certifications including the Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute, and certification in IT Architecture from The Open Group, a global technology standards consortium.