Track: : Managing Missteps on the Journey to Successful Big Data Implementation
Topic: Covering Your Assets; A Guide to Protecting Your Data and How to Sell the Proper Security Solutions to Your Board
Bio: Yan has more than 30 years of experience launching and managing high tech companies, from startup to scale. In 2003, he led a group of investors to acquire Online tech and has since served as the CEO, growing the company from a small ISP with a single data room to a full service secure, compliant enterprise cloud and colocation provider. Prior to Online Tech, Yan was co-founder of Company Crafters and WorkWell Health and Safety Systems, which was acquired by Liberty Mutual. He also serves on the board of directors for MiQuest, a nonprofit supporting Michigan second-state entrepreneurs, and DAVID Corporation, a leader in insurance software.
Yan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the University of Michigan and is a guest lecturer at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.