2018 Senior Women's Program Speakers

Holly Liu

Holly Liu founded the venture backed company Kabam in 2006 with UC Berkeley alumni. Their company started as a corporate social network but exited as a mobile gaming company. Her work has contributed to record revenue growth for Kabam year over year from $0 to $400 million annually, that led Kabam into the unicorn club in 2014. She led the design for Kabam’s award-winning “Kingdoms of Camelot” franchise, which has grossed over $250 million in less than four years. She was also the founding mobile designer for extension “Kingdoms of Camelot: Battle for the North,” which was the top grossing app on iOS in 2012.

Holly was Chief Development Officer in charge of developing Kabam internationally through key relationships, starting with China. Among other things, she continued to develop global cultural initiatives within Kabam.

Prior to this, she was Kabam’s Chief of Staff and oversaw HR, leading corporate culture and talent experience for more than 1,500 employees (including contractors) at Kabam globally. Before that, Holly directly led the HR Team responsible for recruiting and retaining top talent, and has growing the Kabam staff 500% in three years.

Kabam exited to Netmarble and FoxNext in 2017 for a reported combined sum between $1 and $2 billion dollars. She currently is a Visiting Partner at Y Combinator.