Silicon Valley Business School
Expert Faculty
SVBS Engages Leading Experts to Design Courses and Guide Students

Our approach at SVBS is to engage expert practitioners as instructors, individuals with valuable practical business experience as well as academic credentials.

David Smith
David Smith has formed more than a dozen startups in Silicon Valley, Asia and Europe. A former Apple World Marketing Manager, David's expertise spans all aspects of entrepreneurship, including intellectual properly. David designed the SVBS online courses and has authored several books including Patents, Cloaks & Daggers, Dollar Value and Zero-to-IPO. David holds a BSc.(Hons.) Computer Science & Economics from the University of Leeds (U.K.), a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing from the University of Westminster (U.K.) and a J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law (U.S.). Click here for more on David Smith.

Mark Cameron White
Mark Cameron White has negotiated and structured more than 500 financings and more than 200 merger/acquisition transactions. A leading attorney in Silicon Valley, Mark holds a J.D. from University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, an M.B.A. from Harvard University, Graduate School of Business and a BA, Economics from Rutgers University. Click here for more on Mark Cameron White.

Britten Sessions
Britten Sessions is an experienced patent attorney and founding director of the Intellectual Property Law Clinic. He is chair of the IP Department and professor at Lincoln Law School and has authored several books and publications including Fundamentals of IP, A Primer on Intellectual Property, Patent Practice, Skills & Strategies, all published by Pretium Press. Britten holds a J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law and a B.S. Chemical Engineering from Brigham Young University. Click here for more on Britten Sessions.


Andreas Ramos
Andreas Ramos has more than 25 years of experience in marketing, and has authored twelve books on digital marketing, formed successful marketing agencies and managed marketing campaigns for leading organizations such as MIT, Stanford and Cisco. Andreas holds an MA from the University of Heidelberg (Germany) and a BA with Honors from the University of Tennessee. Click here for more on Andreas Ramos.