Yan is a senior design lead for Google Cloud, developing products and services that empower people and businesses to thrive and be productive.
Before joining Google, Yan began his career as an architect, working for an interdisciplinary design firm in San Francisco designing complete environments (planning, landscape & architecture). In 2005, he joined Autodesk to become a ux designer and eventually grew into the role of UX Architect, leading the web and mobile design strategy for the AutoCAD product line group.
Yan has lived in France, Germany and California. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design.