Edward Yip – Senior Vice President
Edward Yip recently joined USAsialinks as Senior Vice President. He is responsible for co-managing the 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, and other commercial transactions.
Previously, he served as the general counsel for Evidera, Inc., a professional services firm that provides health economics, outcomes research, and market access services to the life sciences industry. Edward has also served as lead corporate and transactional counsel for publicly traded companies, including Celera Genomics Group, Human Genome Sciences, Inc., and ImClone Systems Incorporated. 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 and Fortune Global 500 companies, supervised public equity offerings (up to $357 million) and venture capital financings, and managed government contracts (up to $310 million).
A native of Hong Kong, Edward moved to the United States at the age of six. He is a strong believer in giving back to his adopted country through his various community activities. Currently, he is serving as a member of the National Diversity Council for The American Red Cross, a board member of Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce, the chair of the audit committee for Public Health Foundation Enterprises, and a member of Maryland’s Health Information Exchange Policy Board. 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 2013 Asian American Business Conference, 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.