Charles is a Venture Partner focused on early stage mobile, consumer internet and software opportunities; he is also Chief Operating Officer at PlayHaven (an e.ventures' portfolio company.)
Prior to joining e.ventures, Charles was Head of Mobile Application Partnerships at Google, where he led mobile apps strategy and business development for the display advertising business. Prior to its acquisition by Google, he led games business development for AdMob. Charles was previously an early employee at PaymentWall (formerly known as Boomerang Networks) and an associate at TriplePoint Capital, where he worked on investments in Acclaim Games (Playdom/Disney), Chegg, Facebook and TwoFish (LiveGamer). Charles began his career in public equities investing and technology M&A.
Charles holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota.
Chief Revenue Officer
Apr 1, 2015 - Current (over 1 year)
Jan 1, 2013 - Current (over 3 years)
|Dec 11, 2013||TechCrunch - KeepTruckin Makes Trucking Fleet Management Easy And Compliant|
|Jun 5, 2013||TechCrunch - Playhaven Acquires Staq.io To Beef Up Gaming Analytics|
|May 1, 2013||Venture Beat - PlayHaven's developer partners make over 10 billion API calls a month|
|Feb 21, 2013||TechCrunch - Gaming Monetization Startup Playhaven Nabs Rovio’s SVP of Brand Marketing Ville Heijari|
|Jan 30, 2013||Venture Beat - Mobile game monetization startup PlayHaven’s new COO: ‘There is life after Google’|
|Jan 30, 2013||allthingsd.com - PlayHaven Hires Ex-AdMob Employee Charles Yim as COO|
|Jan 30, 2013||TechCrunch - PlayHaven Grabs Google AdMob’s Mobile Cowboy Yim As COO|
|Dec 1, 2010||TechCrunch - Donâ€™t Just Build An App. Build A Mobile Business.|