Our Team

Yusuf Safdari

Board of Directors

Our Team

Yusuf Safdari has held various leadership roles as a technology executive and corporate attorney in Silicon Valley over the last few decades. Currently, he serves as the VP and General Counsel for Vianai Systems, Inc., which is an Artificial Intelligence platform and applications company that caters to global enterprises. Before this, Yusuf was the VP and General Counsel of HyperGrid, Inc., which is a hybrid cloud computing company.

Prior to leading in-house legal teams and working in business operations, Yusuf worked as a corporate and securities attorney at Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati and as a Corporate Partner at one of the ten most prominent corporate law firms in the United States. During his career in corporate law firms, Yusuf served as corporate counsel for renowned publicly held technology firms, VC-backed private companies, and non-profit organizations.

Yusuf earned his BA with General Honors from the University of Chicago and his JD from Northwestern University.

Yusuf resides in Menlo Park, California, with his wife and two sons. He likes to keep himself busy by attending their tennis matches and basketball games. In his leisure time, Yusuf enjoys reading English literature and philosophy. He also loves traveling internationally with his family.