Phillip Bryne Yunhan Liu Jr. (born 1994 or 1995) is an entrepreneur and investor. He attended Cornell University.
Early Life & Education
Phillip Liu was raised in Seattle, Washington. He grew up having an entrepreneurial mindset. In high school, he created a renewable energy startup called EcoDiesel. The company's goal was to turn waste vegetable oil into clean, usable, efficient biodiesel and distribute it to the public.
After graduating from Raisbeck Aviation High School in 2014,  he attended Cornell University. He is currently a senior, double-majoring in Applied Economics and Management. He is also involved in several student organizations, including:
- Life Changing Labs (a non-profit organization that supports Cornell’s entrepreneurial-minded students)  
- Cornell Finance Club
- Global China Connection
During his college career, Liu gained experience with three different businesses. He interned with a firm every summer.
In May 2015, he took a short-term position at BZM Global, a Chinese funding company in New York City, with business focus on fin-tech projects. 
He is currently leading strategy and operations at Ava Labs, a project building a cryptocurrency and computing platform on top of Avalanche consensus.