Edward Yip – Senior Vice President
Edward Yip serves as a senior vice president for USAsialinks. He is responsible for co-managing various ongoing projects in the firm’s portfolio.
Edward is also the founder and president of Three5Eight Consulting LLC, a business advisory firm. The firm focuses on advising business clients on strategic issues, including corporate partnerships, intellectual property licensing, mergers & acquisitions, and other commercial transactions.
Previously, he held executive legal and compliance positions (including as general counsel and chief compliance officer) at Celera Genomics Group, Evidera, Human Genome Sciences, ImClone Systems, Osiris Therapeutics and QIAGEN. Prior to his in-house career, Edward worked as an attorney at Cooley Godward Kronish LLP, an American Lawyer 100 law firm.
For his clients, Edward has negotiated complex strategic alliances with Fortune 100 companies, supervised public equity offerings (up to $357M) and venture capital financings (up to $15M, managed government contracts (up to $310M), and closed M&A transactions (up to $260M).
Edward is also active in the not-for-profit sector. Currently, he is serving as a member of the National Diversity Advisory Council for The American Red Cross, a board member of Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce, and the vice chair of the audit committee for Heluna Health. In the past, Edward has served as a commissioner on the Maryland Governor’s Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs, a co-chair of Maryland’s Asian American Business Conference, a member of Maryland’s Health Information Exchange Policy Board, and the chair of the Union of Pan Asian Communities.
Edward earned his juris doctor degree from UCLA School of Law and graduated magna cum laude from Brown University. He spent his junior year in college at Nanjing University in China.