Yul Kwon is the host of the PBS series, America Revealed. Yul first rose to international acclaim in 2006, when he became the first Asian American to win the popular CBS reality show, Survivor. He has since appeared on CNN as a special correspondent and is currently hosting LinkTV’s weekly news program, LinkAsia.
Beyond his involvement in the media, Yul has had a multifaceted career that spans law, policy, business, and technology. Yul’s government experiences include serving as Deputy Chief of the FCC's Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau, an adjunct instructor at the FBI Academy, a legislative aide to a U.S Senator, and a judicial clerk on the U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals. In the private sector, Yul has held positions at Google, McKinsey & Company, Wiltshire & Grannis, and Venture Law Group.
Yul is active in a wide range of charities, particularly those seeking to increase the number of minority bone marrow donors. He is a board member of Becky's Fund and sits on the advisory boards of the Asian American Justice Center and the Asian Pacific American Legal Center.
Yul has been profiled in VIBE Magazine's annual Juice issue of people with power, People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive issue, and Entrepreneur Magazine. He received his B.S. in Symbolic Systems from Stanford University, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa, and his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he served on the editorial board of the Yale Law Journal.
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