Dr Yun Freund
Vice President, Global Product Engineering
Dr. Yun Freund joined Equinix in 2018 to lead the company’s Global Product Engineering organisation. In this role, she oversees the development of new products and features that enhance Platform Equinix with a focus on scaling the organization with growth and fostering a culture of innovation.
Prior to joining Equinix, Yun was the VP of Engineering for GE Digital for over 5 years, where she was instrumental in building the Predix Industrial Internet Platform and driving Digital Transformation with GE business units. She was responsible for instrumenting best design practices and implementing agile methodologies to improve efficiency and profitability, while delivering higher quality, more reliable products. Prior to that, she led the development of Cisco’s Cloud Services Platform for large enterprise and service providers. She has taught graduate computer science courses at San Jose State University as an Adjunct Professor.
Yun holds a PhD in Computer Science from University of Alabama at Birmingham and a BS in Computer Science from Peking University.
Dr. Yun Freund is a passionate advocate for STEM and Women in Technology and is a founding member of Equinix’s Allies Council on Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging. She has been an executive speaker at Grace Hopper Conference, Center for Creative Leadership, and The Lesbians Who Tech + Allies to name a few and has done extensive community outreach leading GE’s Girls Program and GirlsWhoCode, and volunteering at Cupertino Middle School.