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Anya Cheng

Anya Cheng

Adjunct Lecturer

Anya Cheng is a global eCommerce marketing and software product management leader. Her experience includes product management and marketing leadership positions at Facebook, eBay, Target and McDonald's tech headquarters in Silicon Valley.

Her expertise includes leading teams of website and app product managers, UX/UI designers, software and data engineers, marketers, growth managers, analysts/data scientists and monetization/ad tech managers to build and grow eCommerce, social media and retail websites and apps.

She is currently the Founder and CEO of Taelor, an artificial intelligence-powered clothing rental startup in Silicon Valley, and the Mentor of 500 Startups, which is one of the top accelerators in the world.

Cheng is also the author of a best-selling career book, a TEDx Talk speaker and a social media influencer. She was named in a Girls in Tech 40 Under 40 list and nominated as a Marketer of the Year by Min Magazine.

She and her portfolio have also won more than 20 awards, including a Webby Award, a Best Mobile App Award, a Best Shopping App Award, a Mobile Commerce Daily Award, a Best Social and Lifestyle Award, The Communicator Award, the Rising Star Award of Social Network Category by Mobile Village, as well as Honorable Mention for the Integrated Marketing Award.

Earlier in her career, she worked in the advertising technology space for Sears Holdings, as well as at a B2B publisher, a marketing agency and as a reporter.