Katy Yam - Inventures

Katy Yam

Partner & General Manager

, Real Ventures/FounderFuel

Katy Yam is a natural connector of people and ideas in service of helping good people succeed. She is a Partner at Real Ventures, General Manager of FounderFuel, and Producer at TEDxMontréal. Katy is a multilingual executive with a 20+ year history of managing high-performing product, business intelligence and marketing teams across various public and private industries, including venture capital, artificial intelligence (Element AI), gaming (Loto-Québec), consumer packaged goods (Maple Leaf Foods), telecommunications (Bell Canada) and nonprofits (TEDxMontreal). Katy also serves as an independent board member at Loto-Québec, a crown corporation. As an early-stage investor, she sits on seven other boards as a member, observer or advisor. Since 2013, Katy has also led TEDxMontréal, a non-profit dedicated to elevating Montreal-born ideas onto the global TED stage.