Yu's been York's right hand man with this stadium and I'm not sure it would have got built without him. He's well worth the money. He's one of our top dogs along with Jed and Paraag.
Here's a list of our front office and if you click on each one it tells you what they do.
We got some major players in our front office. Should bode well for our future and the new stadium. Would seem like it would be one of the better front offices out there. Yu, Paraag, Kunal and Doug all could be running top companies.
"Gideon Yu is in his second season as president of the San Francisco 49ers. Yu became a co-owner of the franchise in early 2012.
As team president, Yu is tasked with executing Jed York's vision for the team, leading all business, financial and strategic operations of the franchise. In his time with the 49ers, he has spearheaded the team's efforts in financing Levi's® Stadium, including securing an $850 million stadium construction loan, the largest ever in professional sports, a $200 million financing package from the NFL and the largest long-term stadium financing in NFL history. Yu also directed the 49ers drive to accelerate the opening date of Levi's® Stadium from the 2015 to 2014 season."
Kunal Malik, Chief Technology Officer. My guess is he came with Yu from Facebook.
Malik led the creation of the IT department at Facebook, a department he founded in 2007 and helped enable the growth for one of the world's leading companies.
Doug Garland is in his first year as general manager of stadium experience and technology for the San Francisco 49ers.
Prior to joining the 49ers, Garland held senior executive positions with some of Silicon Valley's leading companies. Served as VP of Product Management at VP and
[ Edited by Gore_21 on Oct 13, 2013 at 10:43 AM ]