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Jess Yuen
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Advisor & coach to executives at fast-changing organizations. Former Chief People Officer, Stanford engineer, and McKinsey consultant.

Advisor & coach to executives at fast-changing organizations. Former Chief People Officer, Stanford engineer, and McKinsey consultant.

Full Bio

Jess is a 3x executive who has experienced the ups and downs of 10x+ growth across different industries. Her roles have varied, serving as Chief People Officer, Chief of Staff to the CEO, and Head of International Growth and Strategy. Throughout those journeys, she was a fundamental force behind defining and cultivating distinctive, iconic cultures that enabled greater business impact.As a former management consultant at McKinsey, product manager at Yahoo!, and Stanford-educated engineer, she is grounded in first principles and systems-thinking to transform businesses. Jess works mainly with leaders at VC-backed companies. She supercharges leaders and supercharges their companies. Clients have included Plaid, Bill.com, Y Combinator, Blend, Zapier, Rippling, ClassDojo, Amplitude, Spring Health, and more.


Notable Client Achievements

  • Coached CEO from Seed to Series C, included self-management, hiring experienced executives, and navigating exec dynamics

  • Coached SVP of People at Bill.com from $100M Series B to $25B public company, expanding leadership responsibilities from 10 to 75+

  • Coached co-founders at Kingdom Supercultures, strengthening their evolving roles and relationship, as well as clarifying company culture

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WORK HISTORY
Felicis Ventures
Expert-in-Residence
PeopleTech Partners
Advisor
Couchbase
Chief People Officer
+ more
CREDENTIALS
  • MS Electrical Engineering, Stanford
  • Former Chief People Officer - Couchbase, Gusto,
  • 100+ hours of Coaching
INDUSTRIES
Education
Professional Services
Non Profit
Enterprise Software
EXPERIENCE WITH
Software Development
Human Resources
Operations
Product Management
Consulting
Recruiting Staffing
EXPERTISE
Executive
Goal Clarification
Performance Productivity
Relationship Building
Interpersonal Communication
Self Esteem Confidence
Time Management
Prioritization
+ more

Q&A

Who is your ideal client and why?

My ideal client is the founder of a VC-backed company

What is your coaching superpower?

My coaching superpower is meeting clients where they are and customizing my approach to each client.

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