Daniel Yu

Daniel Yu

CEO Sokowatch

Daniel founded Sokowatch after witnessing pervasive product stockouts at small retail stores while living in Egypt. Prior to founding Sokowatch, Daniel worked as a software developer and Chief Technical Officer for several early-stage startups in the US and attended the University of Chicago where he focused on International Studies and Linguistics. Through his work with Sokowatch, Daniel has received international recognition as the winner of the Prince of Wales Young Entrepreneur Prize, designation by the White House as an Emerging Global Entrepreneur, and as one of Forbes 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs.

Daniel has worked in or traveled to 60+ countries and speaks Mandarin, Swahili, Portuguese, Spanish, Arabic, Cantonese, and French.