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About Us

Silicon Valley Future Academy is committed to becoming an innovative education platform for global entrepreneurs and managers, focusing on providing courses and cognitive services that lead to future technological and business innovation. Since its establishment, Silicon Valley Future Academy has collaborated with top-tier global universities, successfully organized hundreds of masterclasses for thousands of executives and founders.
We care the needs of business and individuals to innovate and disrupt, to promote innovation and progress in technology and business from a professional and global perspective, so as to expand the unlimited possibilities of the future.By bringing renowned industry and academic leaders, innovators and disruptors in science, technology, business and management, entrepreneurship and venture investment fields, we are dedicated to building a Silicon Valley-style intellectual upgrade curriculum, helping entrepreneurs and managers take the initiative and lead the future in the rapidly changing global landscape.

Our Values

Lifelong Learning

Spirit of Innovation

Knowledge as Action

Think Globally

Our Team

Echo Cheng is the Founder and President of Silicon Valley Future Academy, Managing Partner of Brightway Future Capital. She is the Co-Chair for the Charter Member Club of HYSTA, Director of the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business Alumni Association, Startup Mentor for Huazhong University of Science and Technology. She has nearly two decades of experience in entrepreneur- ship, investment, and management in the high-tech sector. She has previously held senior execu- tive positions at HP and Alibaba. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Automation and Marketing from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.
Echo Cheng

Founder and President, SVFA

Dr. Xu is a Co-Founding Partner of Silicon Valley Future Academy. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), an Advisory Board Member of the Johns Hopkins University Department of Biomedical Engineering, a long time Advisory Board Member of the UC Berkeley Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from 2009 to 2017 and a guest Faculty Member for Tsinghua University EMBA program. He has served as General Manager and Chief Technology Officer of the Siemens Technology to Business in Silicon Valley. Dr. Xu received his MS and PhD degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.
Chenyang Xu

Co-Founding Partner , SVFA

David Chen is a Co-Founding Partner of Silicon Valley Future Academy. He is an Operating Partner at Sequoia CBC Digital Fund. He also serves as the Chairman of HYSTA. David is co-Founder and former Vice Chairman & President of VanceInfo, one of the largest China based IT services firms with more than 20,000 associates. Before it went public in 2007 at NYSE, VanceInfo was backed by prominent VCs including DCM, Sequoia Capital and Legend Capital.
David Chen

Co-Founding Partner, SVFA