Steve Yu

Title: 
CFO and Assistant Dean
Organization: 
UCLA Law School
Bio: 

Steve currently serves as the CFO and Assistant Dean at the UCLA Law School overseeing a $100 million budget and 200+ staff. He received both his bachelors and MBA from UCLA.

Steve is a paid public speaker, and has presented to students, doctors, and business leaders at places including UCLA, USC, six Cal States, Skechers and multiple non-profits. He MC’d a TEDxUCLA event last fall and was featured in the Toastmasters Magazine.

Steve is an investor in several ventures including the Peace & Plenty Hotel chain in the Bahamas, a family-owned cherry farm in Central California and in the tech startup BUENA LIFE (an experience and travel app).

Steve likes to stay physically active. He studied is an instructor level Muay Thai kickboxer, ran three L.A. Marathons, and was recently certified to teach hot yoga.

Steve believes in three core principles of (1) always having a student mentality, (2) continual progress, and (3) paying it forward.