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Maria Yuan

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater New York City Area, US

Head of Virtual Recruiting, Credit Suisse. Previously Strategy / Corporate Development - Vice President, Credit Suisse.

Head of Virtual Recruiting, Credit Suisse. Previously Strategy / Corporate Development - Vice President, Credit Suisse.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Fundraising
  • Growth
  • Operations
  • Product
I have an idea that I'm exploring
Part-time now, full-time soon

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Fundraising
  • • Growth
  • • Operations
  • • Product

Involved In

Founder

IssueVoter

Advisor

San Francisco Conservation Corps
Urban Outfitters
Friends of the Children NY
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern Pennsylvania
Indian School of Microfinance
PlaNet Finance

Positions

Founder and CEO IssueVoter May 2016 - present
Investor / Member Pipeline Angels January 2015 - present
Head of Virtual Recruiting Credit Suisse August 2013 - March 2016
Consultant Social Enterprises, Startups, Corporations, and Nonprofits 2008 - December 2013
Strategy / Corporate Development - Vice President Credit Suisse July 2010 - July 2013
REDF - Venture Philanthropy / Social Enterprise San Francisco Conversation Corps - Zero Waste Urban Green Team (Social Enterprise) 2009 - 2009
Investment Banking J.P. Morgan July 2003 - July 2007
Campaign Manager State Senate Campaign in Iowa 2006 - 2006
Legislative Staff Texas House of Representatives January 2003 - July 2003
Account Services Intern GSD&M May 2000 - August 2000

Education

University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School Social Impact Management and Entrepreneurship 2008 - 2010
The University of Texas at Austin Business Honors Program and Finance, Major, Political Communication Minor

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Business Development
  • • Data Science
  • • Back End Engineering
  • • Front End Engineering
  • • Full Stack Engineering
  • • Mobile Engineering
  • • Fundraising
  • • Growth
  • • Marketing
  • • Operations
  • • Product
  • • UI/Design
Advisor With
  • • Customer Acquisition
  • • Fundraising
  • • Content marketing
  • • SEO
  • • News
  • • Politics
  • • Public relations
  • • A/B testing
  • • Social enterprise
  • • Legal
  • • Civic Tech
  • • Data and Analytics
  • • Entrepreneurship
  • • Event strategy
  • • Investing
  • • Investor relationships
  • • Social Media Marketing
Markets of Interest
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Education
  • • Fashion
  • • Financial Services
  • • Local
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Music
  • • Payments
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Recruiting
  • • Social Impact
  • • Travel
  • • In-classroom learning (K-12)
  • • Higher Education
  • • CivicTech
  • • politics

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Fundraising • Government • Politics • Social Entrepreneurship • Business planning • Social Impact • Strategy • User Experience Design

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Ariel Goldblatt
They're my school  •  Investment Associate, Eachwin Capital. Previously Senior Associate, Apax Partners. Wharton grad. Penn State grad.
Maria is hardworking, a great leader and manager and has taken one of her passions (politics) to the next level by creating IssueVoter. She ... is intelligent and always asking questions to make sure that she can make a well-thought through decision in business.
Neha Jha, CPA, CFA
They're my school  •  Vice President, Insurance and Agency Group, New York Life Insurance Company. Wharton grad. Wharton grad.
Maria is driven and passionate about issues she believes in. She was the co-chair of community affairs at business school and was actively i ... nvolved with several causes that could benefit from volunteer efforts. She is immensely persuasive when explaining her point of view and getting people involved in activities. She is a self-started who has the discipline to work on her own and get things done.
Julissa Arce
They're my school  •  Previously Director of Development, Define American. Previously Director, Merrill Lynch. The University of Texas at Austin grad.
Saman Akhtar
They're my friends  •  IT Academy Director and Founding Computer Science Teacher, KIPP DC and Co-Founder, Coding4Success.
She is an incredibly motivated individual who is intelligent and hardworking.