Helen Yu is the founder and CEO of Tigon Advisory Corp, Host of CXO Spice and a wall-street journal best-selling author. As an independent Board Director, Helen brings a unique perspective to the board room, combining deep technology thought leadership, cybersecurity risk management, go-to-market strategy, and customer experience to deliver thoughtful questions and insights that help drive informed decisions. Demonstrated success of leading ambitious companies inspired culture-building, multi-billion dollars revenue growth and profitability through a career that has spanned early-stage startups and pre-IPOs to Fortune 500 enterprises including Oracle, Adobe and Marketo. Managed over 100 million dollars of P&L at global scale. As an executive with over 20 years of experience, guiding organizations through digital transformation, strategic planning, cybersecurity risk management, go-to-market optimization, influencer marketing covering financial services, tech, manufacturing, and telecom. She is named for Top 50 women in Tech by Award Magazine; Top 5 influencer in Financial Services by Onalytica, Top 10 influencer in Digital Transformation by IBM; Top 30 global thought leader in 10 categories by Thinkers360. She’s spoken at IRM, SXSW, TiECon, FinTech Summit, DMS, Money20/20 and NAMIC.
An avid adventurer who trekked to Mt. Everest base camp and ice-climbed glaciers, her book Ascend Your Start-up: Conquer the 5 Disconnects to Accelerate Growth won first place in business category at New York book festival and firebird award in addition to wall street journal best seller.