Ching-Yu is an entrepreneur born and raised in Silicon Valley.
As the Director of Business Development, Ching-Yu is responsible for driving new business opportunities with strategic alliances and partnerships around the world. Since co-founding Skybox, she has played a key role in supporting Skybox’s Series A, B, and C venture capital financing, marketing, sales, and various business operations initiatives. In 2008, Ching-Yu met her 3 co-founders who shared a vision of building a big data company powered by small satellites. Prior to Skybox, Ching-Yu held various roles at JPMorgan and TIAA-CREF creating portfolio optimization models, analyzing large volumes of transactional data to determine risks and exposures of financial assets, and other data analytics projects. As an undergraduate, Ching-Yu conducted research in the Industrial Engineering Operations Research department focusing on uncertainty modeling and robust portfolio optimization. Ching-Yu earned her Master’s degree in Management Science & Engineering at Stanford University. She previously earned a Bachelor’s degree in Operations Research Management Science, and a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics from University of California, Berkeley. While not at Skybox, Ching-Yu greatly enjoys bossa-nova jazz, vinyasa yoga, traveling, and spending time with her friends and family.