Chris Yeh

Chris Yeh

Chris Yeh is the co-founder and General Partner of Wasabi Ventures, and has been working with high-tech startups since 1995.

He is the co-author, along with Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha, of the New York Times bestseller, "The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age". He and Reid are currently working on their upcoming book, "Blitzscaling", which will be published October 9, 2018.

As described in The Start-up of You, Chris' mission statement is "To help interesting people do interesting things." He has been blogging since 2001, both on his personal blog ( and as a guest author in outlets like TechCrunch, Mashable, and VentureBeat, and has written over 2,000 posts on topics ranging from the psychology of entrepreneurship to achieving happiness in Silicon Valley.

Chris earned two Bachelor's degrees with distinction from Stanford University (Product Design Engineering and Creative Writing) and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was named a Baker Scholar.

Previously, he was the first investor in and interim CEO of Ustream.TV, which IBM acquired in 2016. He also helped start numerous other companies, including Symphoniq Corporation, TargetFirst, and Juno Online Services and FarSight Financial Services (divisions of D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P.).

Chris has founded, invested in, or advised over 100 high-tech startups.

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Best Sellers

    • Blitzscaling

    • The Lightning-Fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies
    • By: Reid Hoffman, Chris Yeh, Bill Gates - foreword
    • Narrated by: Chris Yeh, Reid Hoffman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 710
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 599
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 595

    In a book inspired by their popular class at Stanford Business School, Hoffman and Yeh reveal how to navigate the necessary shifts and weather the unique challenges that arise at each stage of a company's life cycle....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Nothing new

    • By Jonathan Schroeder on 01-14-19

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Alliance

    • Managing Talent in the Networked Age
    • By: Reid Hoffman, Ben Casnocha, Chris Yeh
    • Narrated by: Ben Casnocha, Chris Yeh
    • Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 326
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 281
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 279

    Introducing the new, realistic loyalty pact between employer and employee....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not Buying the Premise...

    • By TomC on 05-06-16

    Regular price: $13.96

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