John Yu

Board Member

Joined Ventures in March 2019.

Ventures missions and goals of empowering individuals greatly appeal to John. John believes his background in operations and government could support Venture’ future endeavors. John brings to the board extensive experience in advocacy, program management, supply chain and operations.

John is currently the General Manager for Quality Transformation at the Boeing Company; a leading aerospace and defense company. He is responsible for the Quality Operating System across Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Previously, John was the head of Boeing’s Automated Identification organization. His team was responsible for bringing improved safety, quality and efficiency to Boeing Commercial Airplanes through the automated acquisition and transfer of data. Early in his career, John worked in Boeing Commercial Aviation Services (CAS), where he was the functional leader for Repair and Retrofit Engineering and Airplane Maintenance Engineering in Puget Sound and Southern California. John attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and majored in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering.

John grew up in Bethesda, Maryland near Washington, D.C. but have also lived in Charleston, South Carolina, and Southern California. In his spare time, John enjoys sailing, hiking, skiing, and sleeping.