"I love going on road trips; I once went across the US on a bike for 40 days — it was the best trip ever," he recalls. His favorite pillion is, obviously, his wife Jaelle. The couple stunned friends and family when they "famously traveled down the coast of Western Australia just after she gave birth." Yian rides a Triumph Bonneville t100.
Yian, who studied finance at the University of Pennsylvania, and journalism at Columbia University, is an accomplished photographer and photojournalist. He has had stints at global management consulting firm Bain & Company, as well as German lens and camera giant Leica.