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Sheng Huang

Sheng Huang, MBA

Sheng Huang is a Mind Mapper and YouTuber based in San Francisco, where he coaches working professionals to discover their purpose and gain momentum in their lives through a combination of Mind Mapping, 1st Principles Thinking, and Project Management techniques. His videos have been viewed over half a million times and have helped thousands of people around the world become better at Systems Thinking and managing professional and personal chaos.

Over the course of his colorful tech career at industry leading companies like Google and Niantic Labs (the creators of Pokemon Go, where he was the 30th employee), Sheng has gained a diverse set of mindsets ranging from corporate strategy, product management, user operations and venture capital. In his most recent role as Head of Business Operations at Sturfee, a Metaverse computer vision startup, Sheng led the launch of a global AI cloud platform and closed millions of dollars in multi-year corporate deals across the US, Europe, Middle East, Japan, Korea, and China.

Sheng is an immigrant kid from Shanghai who grew up in the Bay Area. He went to UC Berkeley for dual degrees in Legal Studies and Business Administration from the Haas School. He was immersed in the Silicon Valley before leaving sunny California to pursue new adventures in the United Kingdom for his MBA at the London Business School.

Sheng’s current projects include:

  • A YouTube channel of over 15,000 subscribers that teaches mind mapping and System Thinking for breaking down complexity into manageable parts for both personal and professional life.
  • Silver & Steel Coaching to help executives clarify their purpose, build roadmaps to ambitious goals, and craft actionable “sprint plans” to get there.
  • The Silver & Steel website that shares weekly insights on 1st Principles Thinking, Mental Models, and living an intentional and productive life.
  • Mind Map Nation, a premium subscription-based online community for connected thinkers from every domain to learn and grow together.
  • Consulting to help entrepreneurs and executives bring new solutions to market (go-to market strategy), focus their product development, streamline their operations, and refine their approach to fundraising and hiring.

Travels from: San Francisco, California

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