Drina C. Yue


For outstanding leadership and contributions in the fields telecommunications and finance.

Managing Director, Motorola and Western Union, Retired

  • BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1980
  • MS, Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1984

Retired from Motorola and Western Union as the Managing Director for the Asia Pacific region, Yue has over thirtyyears of multi-functional experience as she held various senior executive positions with international conglomerates in the telecommunications and payment industries.Yuebegan her career in June 1980 at AT&T in the US as development engineer and system analyst.She was transferred to Bell Communications Research in 1984 as Member of Technical Staff, later promoted to group leader of Networks Systems.Yue was transferred to BellSouth Enterprises in late 1985, where she worked extensively on BellSouth's wireless ventures in many countries in Europe and Asia.During her career, Yuehas been involved with communications network design, broadband systems, fiber-to-the-home services, and the expansion of wireless/mobile technologies.

To commence her high achievements, she received the "Spirit of Enterprises Award" from the President of BellSouth Enterprises.With her 16 years career in the Bell System, she received 8 US patents in telecommunications services.She lived and worked in the US for 20 years before moving to work in China and Hong Kong in 1994.

Yue served on many Hong Kong government advisory committees, on Advisory Boards and Board of Directors of publicly listed companies in Australia, Europe and Taiwan, as well as non-profit organization Board of Director. She currently serves on the Taiwan MobileNon-Executive Board of Directors and Christian Action Asia Board of Directors. Yue has received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Illinois’s Department of Computer Science, served as GSMA Senior Advisor Asia, and served on the BramblesAsia Advisory Board.

Current as of March 2021