Denis Yip, a resident of Hong Kong and father of two Webb students, Brandon ’18 and Eunice’ 19, was elected to The Webb Schools Board of Trustees in March.
Denis is President of EMC Greater China (recently purchased by Dell) and spent most of his time at work in China. Prior to EMC, Denis held various leadership positions with IBM from 1993 – 2006.
Married to Iris Yip, Denis was educated at Diocesan Boys’ School, a private boys’ secondary school in Hong Kong prior to attending and graduating from Arcadia High School. From there, Denis attended UC Berkeley earning a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science followed by a M.B.A. from Golden Gate University.
Over the past two years, Denis has led two technology fundraising initiatives as a leadership donor and volunteer—which together have raised nearly $1 million in total. In addition, he is the host of our alumni/parent reception in Hong Kong this April.
“It is my great honor to serve on the Board of Trustees and to represent Webb in Greater China. I look forward to doing all I can to contribute to Webb’s growing excellence and reputation in the United States and around the world,” Denis said.
Taylor Stockdale added, “Denis has been committed to Webb from day one. He’s worked tirelessly to help Webb advance its Technology Initiative in Asia and beyond. I’m thrilled he’ll continue this work and still more as a new member of the board.”
While the tickets to see the upcoming production of Les Misérables sold out in a matter of minutes, The Webb Schools is pleased to announce a livestream of the Friday May 18th performance will be available on the school's website and Facebook page. The performance will begin at 7:00pm PDT.
Webb swimmers finished their 2018 season in championship style last week. The rundown: two days, two proud coaches (Ken Rosenfeld & Tom Jurczak), seven broken/re-broken school records, and one Vivian Webb CIF champion (the first individual swimming CIF champion in VWS history)!
When some colleges are reporting less than a 5% admit rate (Harvard & Stanford) and many others remain in the single digits, it’s good to know that no matter how tough things get Webb students are well prepared for the challenge. Once again, our students beat the odds. The members of this year’s graduating class are to be congratulated for admission into some of the most sought-after colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad. We saw 100% of the Class of 2018 admitted to a selective four-year college or university—90% will be attending a college ranked in the top 10% in the nation.