FORA.tv Speaker - Edith Yeung

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Biography

Edith Yeung is the creator and producer of BizTechDay - one of the largest business-technology conferences serving the small business community held annually in San Francisco. Yeung is passionate about connecting and bringing business owners together and helping them succeed.

Yeung has appeared and been quoted on CBS, CNN, Comcast and SethGodin.com. She is the organizer for two San Francisco Entrepreneur Meetups with over 2100 members. She serves on the board for San Francisco Small Business Week 2009 and for Pathways for Kids, a nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching entrepreneurship skills to underprivileged youths.

Yeung is also cofounder and CEO of Clue Market, a marketing and education firm. Prior, she consulted with numerous Fortune 500 companies including AT&T Wireless, Oracle, Siebel, Autodesk, Cisco Systems, Symantec, American Management Systems (AMS), Telstra Australia, Matav Hungary Telecom and Taiwan Semi-Conductor.

Born and raised in Hong Kong, Yeung moved to the United Stated by herself at the age of 16. She survived the culture shock with minimum English and earned her B.S. at Purdue University in Industrial Management with a focus on Information Systems and Marketing. Yeung has led many lives: pianist, square dancer, software engineer, corporate slave, road warrior, consultant and entrepreneur. Early 2007, she left Corporate America to pursue something really meaningful to her - her entrepreneurial dream of empowering the small business community.

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