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Emerging Tech Management Week: Silicon Valley Emerging Tech Management Week: Silicon Valley Emerging Tech Management Week: Silicon Valley

Emerging Tech Management Week: Silicon Valley

Your Innovation Flywheel

Emerging Tech Management Week: Silicon Valley

Next edition November 3-8, 2024

Fee USD $12,800

Language English

Location UC Berkeley

Co-developed by CKGSB and UC Berkeley of Engineering, this program equips participants with proven strategies, cutting-edge research, and the best-in-class advice to fuel innovation, seize emerging tech developments, and catalyse transformation within your organization.

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Program Overview

Join us for an immersive 6-day program at UC Berkeley’s campus, jointly delivered by CKGSB and UC Berkeley of Engineering. Equip yourself with proven strategies, cutting-edge research, and the best-in-class advice to fuel innovation, seize emerging tech developments, and catalyse transformation within your organization.

‘Disrupt or be disrupted’—this mantra cannot be truer in today’s era of uncertainty. What remains certain, however is the undeniable impact of new technologies on the business world.

Tailored exclusively for ambitious start-up leaders, visionary investors, and tech-driven executives, this program provides a unique opportunity to harness emerging technologies and gain expertise into establishing, scaling, and disrupting your business.

Forge connections with like-minded professionals from around the globe, learn from an esteemed faculty from CKGSB and UC Berkeley Engineering, and gain insights from industry experts at leading companies worldwide.

Program Highlights

Program Highlights

6 days full of unparalleled real-world tech insights

Hear from academic and industry leaders in Blockchain, AI, Robotics, Virtual Reality, Augmented Cognition, etc. Become adept at identifying the latest tech trends and learn how to discern the hype from what's commercially viable.

Exclusive Company Visits to Tech Powerhouses

Embark on a guided visits to thriving VCs and pioneering tech companies, witnessing firsthand how they scout, develop, implement, and benefit from innovation. Refresh your transformation and innovation strategies, and learn how to smartly invest, or attract investment.

Group Projects Mentored by Silicon Valley Industry Leaders

Elevate your learning with mentoring from influential leaders who have spearheaded innovations. Gain expertise in applying effective innovation mindsets and frameworks to drive tangible impact within your organization.

VIP access to 2024 Innovation Conference of DECODE, a technology, innovation and entrepreneurship community jointly organized by UC Berkeley and Stanford

Engage with a global cohort of accomplished peers, benefitting from diverse perspectives and meaningful exchanges.

Graduation Ceremony in Napa Valley

Culminate your transformative experience with an unforgettable celebration in the Napa Valley. Learn from top ESG practitioners and gain valuable insights into best practices.

Is this Program Right for You?

Participant Profiles
  • Managers/Directors seeking to optimize their innovation mindset
  • Professionals and business owners aiming to remain at the forefront of cutting-edge innovation
  • Venture investors focused on tech sector opportunities
  • Executive-level business candidates
  • Government professionals responsible for promoting innovation among their constituents

Faculty and Speakers

XIANG Bing

Founding Dean, Professor of China Business and Globalization, CKGSB

SUN Baohong

Dean's Distinguished Chair, Professor of Marketing, Associate Dean for Americas, CKGSB

Ikhlaq Sidhu

Dean of the School of Science and Technology, IE University

Tsu-Jae Liu

Dean,UC Berkeley College of Engineering

Pieter Abbeel

Professor and Director of the Berkeley Robot Learning Lab, UC Berkeley Co-Founder, President and Chief Scientist, Covariant

Zack Kass

Head of GTM, Open AI

Lars Moravy

VP of Vehicle Engineering, Tesla

Adam Cheyer

Co-founder,Siri Inc

Rich Lyons

Associate Vice Chancellor for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Professor & Former Dean of Hass Busienss School, UC Berkeley

Ion Stoica

Professor of Computer Science Division, UC Berkeley; Co-founder. Anyscale; Executive Chairman,Databricks

Program Fee Details

  • Includes tuition, cases, materials, site visits, breakfast & lunch and closing ceremony/dinner.
  • CKGSB alumni can receive up to 20% off of the program fee (talk to our representative for your region, found on the back cover of this brochure to apply.)

About the Organizers

CKGSB

Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) is China’s first faculty-governed, privately-funded business school. It boasts more than 46 full-time, world-class faculty members, most of whom were tenured at top global schools, such as Duke, Wharton and Yale. CKGSB’s influential student and alumni network represent the best, brightest and most influential leaders in China, with more than half at the Chairman or CEO level.


CKGSB has nurtured 136 unicorn companies since its inception. It has a vision of developing a global ecosystem that nurtures the next generation of breakthrough innovation. More than 4000 global executives have participated in CKGSB programs offered in English and other non-Chinese languages since 2009.

UC Berkeley College of Engineering

UC Berkeley College of Engineering is recognized globally as a leader in engineering education. It has a reputation for intellectual rigor and talent for developing technologies that improve quality of life and entrepreneurial spirit are reflected in both faculty and students.


The Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology (SCET) is the premier institution on the UC Berkeley campus for the study and practice of “technology-centric” entrepreneurship and innovation. Since 2005, SCET has created the foundation of Berkeley’s entrepreneurship ecosystem including SkyDeck, the Fung Institute, the Engineering Leadership Professional Program, Global Venture Lab, and an extensive ecosystem of UC Berkeley and Global partners.

Any questions? Contact our program manager

Ms. Renee RONG

Program Manager

+1(781) 333 9055

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