HANAHAUS VENTURE TALK WITH CHRIS YEH
Join us for an evening conversation with writer, investor, and entrepreneur Chris Yeh, co-author, along with Reid Hoffman, of Blitzscaling, the book that explains how to build world-changing companies like Amazon, Alibaba, and Airbnb in record time.
Chris has had a ringside seat in the world of startups and scaleups since 1995 and will talk about how the Blitzscaling framework helps founders, venture capitalists, corporate leaders, policymakers, and everyday people better understand how the internet has changed the way we work together to build amazing organizations.
This event is part of a monthly event series organized jointly by SAP Silicon Valley and HanaHaus. Each event will bring together pioneers and thought leaders of Silicon Valley to discuss significant trends in the areas of entrepreneurship, venture capital, and technology.
• 6:00pm-6:30pm – Check-in and Networking
• 6:30pm-7:30pm – Fireside Chat with Chris Yeh, followed by Q&A
• 7:30pm-8:00pm – Closing Networking
Founder of Global Scaling Academy, Co-Author of Blitzscaling
Chris Yeh is the co-founder of the Global Scaling Academy, which teaches individuals and organizations how to plan for and execute on hypergrowth. Chris has founded, advised, or invested in over 100 high-tech startups since 1995, including 9-figure companies like Ustream (investor, advisor, CEO) and UserTesting.com (advisor). He is the co-author, along with Reid Hoffman, of "Blitzscaling: The Lighting-fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies", and the co-author, along with Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha, of the New York Times bestseller, "The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age". Chris earned two degrees from Stanford University, with distinction in both, and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was named a Baker Scholar.
Please register for this event here.
About SAP Silicon Valley:
For nearly 25 years, SAP Labs Silicon Valley has been in the epicenter of global innovation and technology for SAP customers and partners. Today, as the largest non-US company in the Valley, SAP’s investment and influence continues to be exponential by forging tight relationships with top tech brands like Apple and Google, NVIDIA and Slack or early stage disruptors through SAP.iO. Beyond enabling this revolutionary ecosystem, SAP Labs Silicon Valley empowers customers’ digital transformation with tremendous Cloud knowledge, access to SAP Leonardo innovations, and experience in Line of Business solutions like Ariba, Concur, Hybris, and SuccessFactors and delivers award-winning, Design-Thinking-inspired User Experience capabilities and insight.