​Youth International Business Initiative

Globally Promoting Youth Involvement and Entrepreneurship​ in Business, Innovation, and Leadership


Victor Cheng

President of San Jose

Eric Yap

President of Palo Alto

Vector Cheng is  a senior at Evergreen Valley High School. He loves history and physics. He picked up an interest in business after attending a YIBI summer camp in 2014.  Since then, he has participated in many entrepreneurship shows and YIBI events. He is the founder of the San Jose chapter of YIBI. He has experience in accounting and basic business practices and concepts, as well as experience in website design. In his spare time, he plays various instruments, self-learn code, and assemble plastic model kits.  

 Eric is currently a senior at Palo Alto High School. Having shown great interest in business throughout middle school and high school, he has learned and participated in multiple aspects including finance, economics, and entrepreneurship. Additionally, he is an alumni of the UChicago economics Pathway program. He is an active member of his community and founded the first community-based Rotary Interact club in the district. At school, he is actively involved with Paly's extensive journalism program. In his spare time, he works on web/graphic design and learns jazz on the keyboard

Chloe Chan

Vice President of Fremont

 Chloe is a junior at Mission San Jose High School in Fremont, CA. Prior to coming to YIBI HQ, she was the Treasurer of the Fremont YIBI branch. She also participated in the 2017 YBLT Summer Camp, where she, as CEO, led her team to place 3rd at Semifinals and ultimately earn an Honorable Mention at the International Grand Conference. Since then, she has been a TA for multiple sessions, with all of her teams advancing to the International Grand Conference. Aside from YIBI, Chloe is also very active in her school’s DECA chapter, placing in the top 8 in California for her role-play event, as well as top 30 in the nation for the DECA Virtual Business Challenge Hotel. 

 Max Chou is a junior at Mission San Jose High School. He is currently a member of MSJ DECA and has gone participated in 2017 YBLT Winter camp where he led his team as CMO to second place in regional finals and ultimately won an  honorable mention at the Grand Finals in 2018. Besides that, he has also mentored two other teams who both received second place finishes at Grand Finals as well. Besides YIBI Max is also a student-athlete, one of the top sprinters in his division. In his free time, Max also practices music and dance. 

Meet The Branch Leaders

Max Chou

Vice President of Fremont