2015 Honoree – Gideon Yu

2015 Honoree - Gideon Yu


Gideon Yu is the chief executive officer and co-founder of Eva Automation as well as a co-owner and former president of the San Francisco 49ers. He was the first team president of color in the history of the National Football League. Prior to his career in sports management, Gideon was the chief financial officer of both Facebook and YouTube. He was also a general partner at Khosla Ventures. Through his family foundation, he has supported anti-poverty programs, scholarships at Stanford University and ministries across the country. He has also been a major contributor to and board member of the UCSF Foundation and organizations that support the underserved such as BUILD and Tipping Point Community.