Winnie Yu is a technology, product development and manufacturing expert leading the Medical Innovation team in Health Solutions at Flex, the leading sketch-to-scale™ solutions company. With more than 200,000 professionals across 30 countries, the company provides innovative design, engineering manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services for various industries and end-markets.
Prior to her current role, Ms. Yu was a hardware investor and director of development for Flex’s Lab IX, working with startups to get their products from prototype to pilot production in the wearables and industrials sectors. Before joining Flex, Ms. Yu held positions in research and development, and product development at Western Digital and SVTC Technologies, and was heavily involved with numerous startups developing products in various markets including biotechnology, solar, microelectronics systems, and optical waveguides.
An inventor who holds eight patents, Ms. Yu holds a doctorate in electrical and computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School.