Han Yuan is a product and engineering executive, speaker, board advisor, and career coach to C-suite executives. As the Founder of h6y3, he serves as interim CTO, CPO, CTPO, and services consulting needs and executive coaching as a startup and IPO sherpa.
He brings deep experience with organizational design, product strategy and operations, and software engineering with executive leadership roles at Recharge, Upwork, Netflix, and eBay where he has helped build, scale, and launch global product and engineering solutions.
- Co-founding a social network BuddyStumbler and scaling it to over 70,000 users.
- Han was a mobile pioneer who incubated early mobile teams at Netflix and eBay. Han and his teams launched the mobile, tablet, Apple TV, and Chromecast apps enjoyed by millions of users worldwide today and were often demoed by Steve Jobs himself at Apple Keynotes.
- As SVP of Engineering at Upwork, leading one of the world’s most distributed engineering teams — 350+ engineers in 40 countries worldwide. During his tenure, Upwork’s revenue doubled, and the company went public in 2018.
- Advising dozens of unicorns including helping them hire CTOs as an associate partner at AKF Partners.
Han’s most recent role was CTPO of Recharge Payments, the leader in subscription commerce on Shopify where he lead product, product marketing, and engineering. Recharge Payments powers the online presence of 15,000 merchants worldwide and drives over $13B in GSV.
Where To Find Han
The Modern Art of Software Leadership
The Modern Art of Software Leadership is Han’s newsletter where he focuses on three forms of “management:” self, business, and team.
If you’re looking to work with Han Yuan for consulting or coaching services, head to his consulting website. There, you can browse his range of offerings and schedule an exploratory 1:1 session with Han to discuss your unique needs and goals. He’ll work with you to determine how he can best support you on your journey.