Marvin Liao Partner at 500 Startups
Marvin works with awesome startups across the globe and at the SF/SV accelerator programs – that is, when he’s not practicing his signature song (Backstreet Boys “I Want it That Way” btw) & dealing with his book buying addiction, A recovering exec from Yahoo! he’s very happy to be part of the Revolution!
He invests in digital media, adtech, marketing cloud, e-commerce and mobile startups across the globe. Formerly of Yahoo! Inc. (10.5 years), Marvin has worked in various departments – sales, business development, ad operations and marketing. Most of his positions have been regional or global management roles, giving him extensive experience across Asia, Europe, Latin America and the United States. He presently serves on the boards and advisory boards of several internet advertising and ad technology companies across the globe. In addition, he is a mentor for several startup accelerator programs in Europe, Israel and the US, helping guide startup teams with their sales, marketing and partner development efforts.
I’m an experienced client-facing senior executive in the media and technology space in both large and start up growth companies, managing large multifunctional teams across multiple countries while based in the Silicon Valley.
A longtime fan, participant, and an observer of the digital technology revolution occurring for the last 14 years across the world, i am presently on the advisory boards of several internet advertising and ad technology companies across the globe. Read more about me here or contact me: Marvinliao@yahoo.com