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Websitenelsonyong.com
Twitter@nelsonyong
BirthplaceLos Angeles

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University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), BA
Political Science

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Principal and Founder
Marketing/Business Development Associate
Marketing/Business Development Manager
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Membership Director (Northwest Region)

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Nelson Yong

Nelson Yong is a digital marketing team leader possessing a broad mix of marketing, strategy, event, communications, project management and creative direction skills. He has over 10 years of online and offline marketing experience managing interactive marketing projects for small business to global brands like Microsoft, XBOX, Dell, Alienware, Kodak, Zoka Coffee and Lionsgate Studios. His passion for conceiving and delivering new ways to use technology to listen, analyze, engage, and connect with consumers allows him to consistently deliver profit and brand equity. Nelson is also globally minded with education in Hong Kong and at UCLA.

Currently sitting on 6 boards, he is also a community builder who is passionate about grassroots economic development, particularly on the Eastside and in urban Chinatown. He also organizes large monthly events for Catalyst (www.seattlecatalyst.com) and regularly partners with local groups such as Liberty Road Foundation, C3 Leaders and Kiros.

Recent Credentials:

  • Leadership Eastside (Class of 2015)
  • Jennifer Dunn Leadership Institute (Class of 2013)
  • Discovery Institute Center for Civic Leadership (Class of 2013)

Board Positions:

  • Kirkland Chamber of Commerce - Board Member
  • Seattle Chinatown Preservation & Development Authority - Board Member
  • Robert Chinn Foundation / Asian Hall of Fame - Board Member
  • The Roanoke Conference - Board Member
  • Eastside Rep. Club - Board Member

Leadership:

  • Catalyst | Seattle, Founder
  • Central&Lake, Founder
  • Dynasty | Washington, Co-founder
  • Teen CEO / Lake Washington School District High School Business Plan Competition, Co-founder

Check out his in-depth media kit: http://bit.ly/nelson_yong

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