Industry Fellow & Faculty
UC Berkeley Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship
Gigi Wang is an Industry Fellow & Faculty at UC Berkeley Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship where she teaches a start-up 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, Ecole d’Ponts Business School, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), SRI International (innovation facilitator), Verizon Wireless, Lagardere (2nd largest media company in Europe), SAP and several global incubators. She coaches and mentors dozens of startups 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 renowned TRUSTe Internet privacy program in 1996.
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.