Positive Leadership Awards 2023

Positive Leadership Award 2022 is presented to

Dennis Yu

who has been selected from 11 688 nominations  submitted from 22 countries across six continents and recognized as a positive leadership champion, helping people, teams and organizations thrive

Winner’s Best Practice

At its most basic, leadership is about aligning a group of people to solve a problem together. This requires a foundation of trust, which can only be earned over time. You can cultivate trust by 1) being the real you, 2) showing that you care about each individual, and 3) making sound decisions about the path ahead.

Quick Facts


Dennis Yu has spent his professional career exploring the problem of how teams deliver better results. In his roles, he has led strategy and planning processes, cross-functional product delivery, change initiatives, culture and team-building, and internal communications. He is passionate about leveraging culture and alignment to drive results. Most recently, Dennis was the VP of Program Management and Country Manager at Chime, the largest challenger bank in the US. Prior to Chime, Dennis was the Chief of Staff at Betterment, worked for the President/CEO of Bloomberg LP, and was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company. He lives in Toronto with his husband and corgi.

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