Geoffrey Y. Yang
Geoffrey Y. Yang, of Menlo Park, Calif., is in his sixth year as a member of the USGA Executive Committee and second as secretary.
Yang is a founding partner and managing director of Redpoint Ventures, a family of early stage venture capital funds based in California’s Silicon Valley. He is responsible for the firm’s investments in new companies, such as Ask Jeeves, Excite, MySpace, TiVo, Foundry Networks and Juniper Networks. Prior to 1999, Yang was a general partner with Institutional Venture Partners for 12 years.
Born in New York, N.Y., Yang is a 1981 graduate of Princeton University. He earned a master’s degree in business from Stanford University in 1985.
Yang chairs the Grants, Junior Amateur and Members committees and also serves on the Championship, Commercial, Finance, Investment and Management committees.