Richard Yen is the former Managing Director, Private Equity at Saban Capital Group. In this role, he leads the digital media and consumer Internet investment practice and supports all digital initiatives for the firm. Mr. Yen works actively with SCG’s portfolio companies, including Saban Brands and Univision, advising on digital media acquisitions and strategies.
Prior to joining Saban Capital Group, Mr. Yen was a Principal at Blueprint Ventures where he established the firm’s digital media and Internet investing practice. Prior to Blueprint, Mr. Yen worked for Rustic Canyon Partners, a technology venture capital firm where he focused on early-stage software and wireless investments. Mr. Yen earned a BS in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science from UC Berkeley and an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, both with high honors. Mr. Yen is a graduate of the Kauffman Fellows Program.