Rocket Fuel

Faculty: Mike Cheng

Mike Cheng
Mike Cheng, MBA
Title(s):
MBA Program DirectorSenior Adjunct Professor
School(s):
Business
Campus(es):
San Francisco
  • 415-442-6500

Mike Cheng retired as an executive from the technology industry in 2007 to pursue his mission of helping corporations achieve their performance potentials and working with the next generation business or technology professionals to advance their business knowledge through practice-based learning in an academic setting.

Before becoming the MBA Program Director for the Ageno School of Business at Golden Gate University, Mr. Cheng served on its Advisory Board for 11 years. He has been teaching at GGU since 2007. 

RESEARCH INTERESTS & AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

  • Business Strategy Formulation and Execution
  • Business Ethics
  • Corporate Social Responsibilities and Sustainability
  • Leadership Theory

EDUCATION

  • MBA, Golden Gate University
  • Graduate, American Electronic Association/Stanford Executive Management Institute
  • BS (Chemical Engineering), University of California Berkeley

PROFESSIONAL & TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • 2015 - Present: MBA Program Director, Golden Gate University
  • 2007 - Present: Adjunct Professor, Golden Gate University
Varian Associates, Inc., Microwave Power Products Division
  • 2000 - 2006: Corporate VP and Eimac Division President
  • 1999 - 2000: VP Operations
  • 1995 - 1999: VP, Marketing
  • 1994 - 1995: Marketing Manager
  • 1991 - 1994: Senior Production Manager
  • 1985 - 1991: Program Manager
  • 1980 - 1985: Process Engineer
  • 1977 - 1980: Associate Engineer, General Electric Corporation, Nuclear Energy Division

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Golden Gate University, Advisory Board