Sivan, Yesha Y.(习移山)

Bachelor (TAU); Master, Doctorate (Harvard)

Visiting Professor (Digital, Innovation and Venture)


Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics

Room 736, 7/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

+852 3943 3193


Prof. Yesha Sivan the founder and CEO of i8 ventures – a business platform focusing on “Innovating innovating.” He is also a Visiting Professor of Digital, Innovation and Venture at The Chinese University of Hong Kong Business School. Prof. Sivan’s professional experience includes developing and deploying innovative solutions for corporate, hi-tech, government, and defense environments. He focuses on digital strategy (SVIT – Strategic Value of Innovation Technology), innovation and venture (employment black holes), mindful leadership (orange bike workshop), virtual worlds (3D3C platforms), and knowledge age standards. After receiving his doctorate from Harvard University, he has taught executives, EMBA, MBA, engineering and design courses in his areas of expertise. His personal blog is

Research Interests

Strategic Value of Innovation Technology
Digital Transformation
3D3C Augmented/Virtual Worlds
Relations between Digital, Innovation, and Venture
Mindfulness for Leadership
City Level Innovation