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Dennis Yao Yu

VP of Sales and Business Development


Dennis Yu is a distinguished revenue executive in the technology industry with over 15 years of invaluable experience in crafting innovative business strategies, spearheading growth initiatives, and assembling high-performing teams across a spectrum of organizations, ranging from dynamic startups to esteemed multinational corporations such as (part of Walmart), USC, and Shopify, to name a few.

Presently, Dennis is the Founder and CEO at Otherness Group, an organization committed to fostering economic viability and empowering underrepresented communities through leadership advancement and entrepreneurship.

Renowned as a captivating keynote speaker and esteemed workshop instructor, Dennis has graced large corporations and non-profit organizations with his profound insights on critical subjects including strategic partnerships, transformational leadership, and the convergence of AAPI identity and professional endeavors. His expertise has been consistently acknowledged, earning him the prestigious distinction of being recognized as a Top Voice by LinkedIn, where he regularly contributes thought-provoking articles and industry insights. Notably, he has also been honored as one of the Top 50 Unsung Heroes by Asian Hustle Network, while his exceptional accomplishments have been showcased through appearances on podcasts and various media outlets.

Dennis’s academic journey saw him graduate from the University of California, Irvine (UCI) with a bachelor’s degree in Economics. Displaying an unwavering commitment to personal growth and professional excellence, he pursued further education, obtaining a Master’s degree through the esteemed Executive MBA program at the University of Southern California (USC).

With an impeccable track record of driving revenue growth, building innovative strategic solutions, and delivering transformative leadership through diversity, Dennis Yu stands as a professional equipped to consistently elevate organizations to new heights.