Based in Mountain View, Yvonne Brye-Vela is a tech geek passionate about global trade, compliance, and global community service. She began her career in trade compliance in the ’90s at UNESCO and the US Department of Commerce Export Assistance Center.
Over the past two decades, Yvonne held leadership positions in both nonprofit and private Industries. Currently, she serves as a Program Manager for Trade and Compliance in Mixed Reality at Microsoft Corporation.
Before Microsoft, she worked as the head of trade compliance at two tech start-ups, Pivotal Software (acquired by VMware) and ForeScout Technologies. Also, Yvonne holds a BA from Boston University and Masters in Public Administration from the University of Colorado.
When she is not slaying trade compliance gremlins, Yvonne enjoys time with her husband, Tony, three children (Zade, Kye, and Jaya), two dogs, and a big white rabbit.