Investor, Writer, Mentor, Entrepreneur
Chris Yeh is the co-founder of the Global Scaling Academy, which teaches individuals and organizations how to plan for and execute on hypergrowth as well as founding partner of Blitzcaling Ventures. Chris has founded, advised, or invested in over 100 high-tech startups since 1995, including 9-figure companies like Ustream (investor, advisor, CEO), UserTesting.com (advisor), and Gusto (investor). He is the co-author of “Blitzscaling: The Lighting-fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies” and the New York Times bestseller, “The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age”.
He also taught Stanford’s CS183C: Technology-enabled Blitzscaling with John Lilly and Allen Blue. This course focuses on how Silicon Valley companies navigate rapid scaling, from dorm room to global giant. As a Board Member of the Silicon Valley Forum, Chris also connects people and organizations from around the world to the knowledge and networks of Silicon Valley. Chris holds undergraduate degrees from Stanford in Product Design and Creative Writing, as well as an MBA from Harvard in Entrepreneurship. Specialties: Online advertising, online marketing, sales management, lead generation, product management, market research, product marketing, entrepreneurship, general management.