Program Chair for the Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship Boot-camp UC Berkeley, School of Engineering
Gigi Wang is an Industry Fellow & Faculty at UC Berkeley Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology (in the College of Engineering) where she teaches the Berkeley Method entrepreneurship boot-camp and executive innovation programs. She also runs a consulting firm, MG-Team, LLC, which delivers programs for entrepreneurship and innovation, and services for international business development. Clients have included Amsterdam Center for Entrepreneurship, Samsung, SAP, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), SRI International (innovation facilitator), Verizon Wireless, Lagardere (2nd largest media company in Europe), Shanghai GM and several global incubators. She coaches and mentors dozens of start-ups from around the world.
Before starting up MG-Team, Ms. Wang was on the management team of a number of tech start-ups. As an Internet pioneer in the 90’s, she started up Pacific Internet in Singapore (IPO on NASDAQ in 1999) and launched the internationally reknowned TRUSTe Internet privacy program.
Gigi holds BS and MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University where she was President of the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, and a MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. She is a frequent speaker at entrepreneur and innovation conferences around the world including the Food Executive Europe, World Investment Conference, Silicon Valley Comes to the Baltics, IBM Global Start-Up Camp, and Global R&D Conference.