Mission

The Leaders Forum is dedicated to promoting awareness of the growing social, political and cultural importance of Asian Americans, and to developing pathways for Asian American Pacific Islanders to move from private sector leadership to public service. The Leaders Forum seeks to cultivate an equitable society by building collaborative platforms to reinforce identity for the diverse AAPI community, and enhance its influence.

Members & Supporters

Shekar Narasimhan

Co-Founder, Leaders Forum
Managing Partner, Beekman Advisors

Francey Lim-Youngberg

Patrick Yam

CEO & Chairman
Somnology, Inc.

Bob Wu

Founder & CEO
Teleport App

Leslie E. Wong

President
San Francisco State University (SFSU)

Lily Tang

President & Co-Founder
The Everest Project

Dilawar Syed

President
Freshdesk

Jeff Stanger

President, CDI Lab
Founding Director, Center for Digital Information

Ajay Shah

Co-Founder
Dotty

C.M. Samala

Founder
18MillionRising.org

Wade Randlett

CEO
General Biofuels

Lorna Randlett

Co-Founder
Leaders Forum

Gautam Raghavan

Vice President of Policy
Gill Foundation

Jim Park

Chairman Emeritus, Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA)
CEO, The Mortgage Collaborative

Glenn Osaka

Fmr. Senior Vice President
Juniper Networks

Nanci Nishimura

Principal
Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy

Tung Nguyen

Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

Jason L. Ma

Founder, CEO & Chief Mentor, ThreeEQ, Inc.
Author, Young Leaders 3.0

Betty Lo

Vice President, Community Alliances & Consumer Engagement
Nielsen

Lukas Lipinski

Executive Director
Innovation Center Poland in Silicon Valley

Dustin Oliver Ling

Director, Citi
Board Member, Ascend

Otto Lee

Managing Attorney & Partner
Intellectual Property Law Group LLP

Chris Kang

National Director
National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA)

S.K. Gupta

Managing Director
Ascend Pinnacle

Buck Gee

Executive Advisor
Ascend

Glen S. Fukushima

Senior Fellow
Center for American Progress

Fritz Friedman

President
The Fritz Friedman Co.

Wenda Fong

Co-Founder
CAPE-Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment

Billy Dec

Emmy Award Winning Entertainment TV Personality
CEO & Founder, Rockit Ranch Productions
White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Francis Cheung

President
Asian American Professional Association (AAPA)

Bing Chen

Founder, Bing Studios & Victorious Inc.
Fmr. Head of Creator Development & Management, YouTube Global

Irene Bueno

Co-Founder & Partner
NVG LLC

Anna Bielicka

Trade & Investment Section
Embassy of the Republic of Poland

Helina Ying-Fan Au

Vice President
Veritas Investments

Hope Atuel

Executive Director
Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA)

Karthick Ramakrishnan

Karthick Ramakrishnan

Associate Dean, School of Public Policy
University of California, Riverside

John Maa

John Maa

Surgeon
Marin General Hospital

Clarence Low

Clarence Low

President & CEO
Asian Chamber of Commerce of Colorado

Albert Shen

Albert K. Shen

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