Yuda is a successful company builder and senior international executive at financial services and technology companies. As the founder and president of CyVent, he leads the strategic direction and oversees the selection and delivery of cutting-edge, AI-driven cybersecurity products and services that protect some of the world’s most sensitive operations.
Throughout his career as Vice President, Senior Vice President, and Division President at American Express, Tech Data, ClimeCo and Xerox, Yuda kick-started and scaled highly successful business units, integrated acquired companies, launched dozens of new products, and oversaw cloud and data center, storage, backup, and other outsourced IT service offerings.
As mentor, founder, director and investor in tech start-ups and early-stage companies, he has been instrumental in seed, growth-stage and follow-on rounds of funding.
In addition to marketing, channel development, logistics and fulfillment, he has been in a range of sales, operations and general management positions in the U.S., Europe and Latin America.
Whether it’s deciphering data sets, engineering carbon credits or applying machine learning to cybersecurity, Yuda always strives to be on the leading edge of technology’s latest challenges, applying his disciplined, relentless analysis and insatiable drive to apply technology in search of meaningful solutions to complex problems.
Yuda holds an MBA in Marketing/Finance and a Corporate Director’s Certification from UCLA, where he was recognized as one of UCLA Anderson’s “Top 100 Inspirational Alumni”.