Yanghee Paik

Yanghee Palk

Founder and CEO
Yanghee Paik is the Co-founder and CEO of Rael, an LA-based clean feminine care and skincare startup founded by three Korean American female entrepreneurs in 2017. As a seasoned professional with more than 15 years of experience in corporate strategy, sales and marketing, and global expansion, Yanghee has been the driving force in growing Rael as a trusted organic feminine care brand, expanding its reach beyond digital platforms and the US market. She is deeply passionate about making positive impact on women’s lives and growing Rael as a holistic personal care brand for women that provides innovative, clean, and effective solutions around their hormonal cycle and life.  

Previously Yanghee was Director of the Walt Disney Studios, focusing on Digital Movie Distribution and Sales. She has extensive experience negotiating and working with the leading tech media companies and major retailers and growing their businesses in international markets. As part of Global Distribution Strategy team at Disney, she also gained in-depth knowledge in the content distribution and channel partnership strategies. 

Prior to joining Disney, Yanghee worked as a management consultant at the Boston Consulting Group in LA office. She served various global technology and consumer product companies based in the US and Asia and presented solutions to their strategic and operational problems.

A native of Seoul, Korea, Yanghee earned her MBA from Harvard Business School and received a B.A. degree in business from Seoul National University. Now she considers LA her home and loves its sunny weather, diverse culture, and excellent Korean food.