Marvin Liao is a venture partner at global seed venture capital firm and startup accelerator 500 Startups, based in Silicon Valley. He invests in digital media, cloud services, e-commerce, advertising, marketing and financial technologies, digital health, the Internet of Things and mobile startups across the globe. Formerly of Yahoo! Inc., Marvin has worked for over ten tears in various roles in the company’s sales, business development, ad operations and marketing. Prior to that, he ran online marketing at a venture funded e-commerce startup. He presently serves on the boards or advisory boards of several internet advertising and ad technology companies across the globe. Marvin is a mentor for a number of startup accelerator programs in Europe, Asia, Israel and the US, helping guide startup teams with their sales, marketing and partner development efforts.