Kimberly Yao

Kim is a venture advisor supporting Vulpes on deal sourcing and investments, with a focus on e-commerce, consumer, and F&B technology.

She has 14 years of experience as an entrepreneur scaling high-growth businesses across hospitality and e-commerce spaces. Kim is the co-founder and CEO of CloudEats, a Vulpes Ventures-backed startup. It is one of the largest cloud kitchen companies in Southeast Asia, operating in the Philippine and Vietnam markets. Prior to this, she was the co-founder and CEO of Boozy, an on-demand liquor delivery company in the Philippines, which has since been acquired by Emperador Distillers. Kim continues to serve on Boozy’s Board of Directors as its chairman.

Under her leadership, CloudEats has been recognized as a 2023 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum, as well as JP Morgan's Top 100 Women-Powered High Growth APAC Businesses. Kim is a fellow at the 2023 International Strategy Forum led by Schmidt Futures. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management from the Ateneo de Manila University, where she graduated Cum Laude.