University of Chicago Hong Kong Leadership

Mark Barnekow
Executive Director                                  

As Executive Director of the University of Chicago Francis and Rose Yuen Campus in Hong Kong, Mark is the primary liaison to the University of Chicago and Chicago Booth for all aspects of the Yuen Campus in Hong Kong. He coordinates with the University of Chicago and Centers in Beijing and Delhi to drive overall strategy for the Asia Pacific Region.

Mark has over two decades of global executive leadership experience. Prior to his current role, he spent twenty years as CEO leading innovative technology companies in Silicon Valley and was the recipient of the San Francisco Business Times “Most Admired CEO” award.

Mark earned his MBA with honors in finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. In addition to being an active alumnus, Mark is a frequent speaker on topics of entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership. He has created ‘Start-Up Bootcamp’ and ‘Silicon Valley-Style Leadership’ programs based on his personal work experience to educate and inform anyone interested in becoming an entrepreneur or leader anywhere in the world.


Intan Chen
Chief Operating Officer

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