Yuen Campus Leadership

Mark Barnekow
Executive Director
Teaching: “Silicon Valley-Style Leadership” 
“The Innovative Mindset” and
“You Are The Start-Up - A Bootcamp For The Self”                                                                                                                                           

Mark Barnekow is the executive director of The University of Chicago Yuen Campus in Hong Kong. Mark has nearly three decades of global executive leadership experience within large corporations, management consulting firms and, most importantly, early-stage companies. As the CEO of various technology companies in Silicon Valley for the last 20 years, Mark drove innovation and strategy from the start-up stage to successful exits. Mark began his career as a University professor in both Taiwan and Sichuan and is always prepared to teach, coach and mentor students and first-time start-up founders who have open, entrepreneurial and innovation mindsets.

Mark is an active alumnus of the University of Chicago having earned his MBA with honors, finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He has also often participated as speaker, panelist and Executive-in-Residence at University of Chicago and Chicago Booth events focused on entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership. 

Intan Chen
Chief Operating Officer

We welcome feedback and suggestions on our programs and activities to better connect with the community.

Please email hk@uchicago.edu if you would like to contact the Yuen Campus leadership team.