Yul Kwon has enjoyed a diverse career across technology, business, law, public policy, and media. His work on television includes hosting America Revealed on PBS, anchoring LinkAsia on KCETLink, working as a special correspondent for CNN, and becoming the first Asian American to win the CBS reality show, Survivor. In the private sector, Yul has held positions at Facebook (where he is currently the Head of Privacy Program), Google, McKinsey & Company, Venture Law Group, and Wiltshire & Grannis. In the public sector, Yul's government experience includes serving as Deputy Chief of the FCC's Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau, an adjunct instructor at the FBI Academy, a legislative counsel in the U.S Senate, and a judicial clerk on the U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals.
Yul is active in a wide range of charities, particularly those seeking to increase the number of Asian American bone marrow donors. He is a co-founder of the Council of Korean Americans and sits on the advisory boards of the Asian American Justice Center and the Asian Pacific American Legal Center.
Yul has been profiled in VIBE Magazine's annual Juice issue of people with power, People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive issue, and Entrepreneur Magazine. He received his B.S. in Symbolic Systems from Stanford University, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa, and his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he served on the editorial board of the Yale Law Journal.
Published on November 14, 2013