About Eric Yan
Professional Background and Expertise
Tech Innovator with a Global Perspective
Eric Yan, a Director of Enrollment at ECU, boasts a remarkable professional journey, underpinned by expertise in technology infrastructure, digital marketing, and senior-level talent searches.
Multilingual and Globally Educated
Eric’s global perspective is a product of his education in both Hong Kong and the United States, culminating in his permanent residency status in 1997. Fluent in English, Mandarin Chinese, and Cantonese, and with proficiency in Spanish, he bridges linguistic and cultural divides.
Legal Technology Trailblazer
Before joining ECU, Eric dedicated a decade to a Los Angeles law firm specializing in complex litigation. His role as IT manager saw him expertly navigating information technology across multiple office locations, undertaking design, configuration, and integration.
Prior to his legal sector venture, Eric served as the Chief Operating Officer for a national manufacturing company. His purview included daily operations, sales, marketing, finance, legal, and vendor relationships. Eric’s leadership drove the company’s expansion through acquisitions and partnerships.
Financial Sector Strategist
In another role, Eric was a Senior Vice President at a $400-million asset management firm. Here, he led critical IT functions, managed security risk, and evaluated emerging technologies for the firm’s benefit.
Inspired by Innovation
Why Executive Career Upgrades?
“I was inspired to join ECU because of its unwavering commitment to innovation and its dedication to making a meaningful impact in the industry. ECU’s impressive track record of pushing boundaries, coupled with its inclusive and collaborative culture, immediately resonated with my professional aspirations. ECU’s mission aligns perfectly with my own values and vision for the future.”
Working with Clients
“When working with clients, my approach is rooted in building strong, trust-based relationships. I believe in active listening to fully understand their needs and concerns. I aim to provide tailored solutions, ensuring transparency and clear communication every step of the way.”
A Foodie’s Adventure
“I am a devoted “foodie” and love traveling to new destinations experiencing exotic dishes and their unique cultures.”
Eric and his family currently reside in Orlando, Florida. With his expanding responsibilities, consulting assignments, and family considerations, he is planning on moving back to Los Angeles. Eric is excited to continue making a meaningful impact at ECU and helping individuals achieve their executive career goals.