Jessica Yuen, people strategy advisor to early-stage start-ups, discusses with John K. Anderson how she found her passion for the people side of business. She shares how she believes people operations can truly make an impact within an organization particularly when it comes to developing and amplifying an organization’s culture.
Jessica Yuen is a startup advisor. She formerly led the People team at Gusto and was the Chief People Officer at Couchbase. She previously worked at McKinsey, Yahoo! and Khan Academy. Jessica holds electrical engineering degrees from University of California San Diego and Stanford, and she found her passion at the intersection of technology and people. In her free time, she loves corny jokes, fast food, and spending time with her family.