Mission

The Leaders Forum is a cross sector network of influencers and executive thought leaders which was launched in the White House in 2014. It is designed to use its collective financial, business, and political resources to improve the U.S. & society at large. It does this through educating and sharing thought leadership. Its focus is the growing social, civic, and economic importance of Asian Americans & Impactful Diversity Integration at the highest levels of the public, private and philanthropic sectors in the US and globally.

Members & Supporters

David S. Kim

Agency Secretary
California State Transportation Agency

Philip Yun

President & CEO
World Affairs

Pramod Dabir

CEO & Co-Founder
West Agile Labs

Alex Ding

Medical Director and Chief
of Radiology, Sutter Health

Neil Ruiz

Associate Director of Global
Migration & Demography PEW Research Center

Sabrina Moyle

CEO
Hello!Lucky

Edward Roche

Entrepreneur & Co-Founder
Green Rock Hemp Holdings, LLC
& Three Stone International

Linda Phan

Director, Public Policy
Texas Council on Family Violence

Panney Wei

CEO
See The Way Consulting

Hanh Hua

Property Specialist & Realtor

Beesham A Seecharan

Managing Director and Associate General Counsel

Evan Louie

Chairman of the Board
One Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA) Nevada

Dennis King

CEO
CSK Epiphany

Said Mia

Founder & Managing Partner
of Stormbreaker Venture Group

Michael Valdes

Senior Vice President of Global
Servicing for Realogy Corporation

Robert Bruchman

Vice President, Government Affairs
AMC Theatres

Ron Wong

President & CEO
Imprenta Communications

Mary Jo Willmore

Managing Director
Sarus Capital Management

Hautahi Kingi

Research Scientist
Facebook

Rebecca Altamirano

Co-Founder Tangelo Technologies

Antonio Altamirano

Co-Founder of Tangelo Technologies

Anny Huang

Partner
Sidley Austin LLP

Erikka Wang: Co-founder, AKIRA

Erikka Wang

Co-founder
AKIRA

Gilman Louie: Partner, Alsop-Louie

Gilman Louie

Partner
Alsop Louie Partners

Gordon Liao: Co-founder & Partner, Modjule LLC, 4C Capital LLC, Promise Holdings

Gordon Liao

Co-founder & Partner
Modjule LLC, 4C Capital LLC, Promise Holdings

Amazin LeThi: Founder, Asian Athletes Alliance

Amazin LeThi

Founder
Amazin LeThi Foundation

Jacob Hsu: CEO, Catalyte

Jacob Hsu

CEO
Catalyte

Andreas Moon: Managing Director, I Squared Capital

Andreas Moon

Managing Director
I Squared Capital

Diana Liu: Chief Construction Officer, Chicago Housing Authority

Diana Liu

Chief Construction Officer
Chicago Housing Authority

Bill Wong: Founder, Bill Wong LLC

Bill Wong

Founder
Bill Wong LLC

Melanie Holthaus: Manager, Commercial Division, American Dream House Brokerage

Melanie Holthaus

Manager, Commercial Division
American Dream House Brokerage

Joe Zhu: Co-Founder & Partner, SmartHealth Ventures

Joe Zhu

Co-Founder & Partner
SmartHealth Ventures

Zheng Yu Huang: Founder and Chairman, Yu Capital, Viewfind

Zheng Yu Huang

Founder and Chairman
Yu Capital, Viewfind

Jay Xu: Director, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

Jay Xu

Director
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

Ernest Wong: Principal, site design group, ltd.

Ernest Wong

Principal
site design group, ltd.

John Wang: President, Asian American Business Development Center

John Wang

President
Asian American Business Development Center

Benson Tran: Summit Leader, The California Group

Benson Tran

Public Policy Writer
Former LF Chief Operations Officer

Lauren Tom: Actress and Voice Artist

Lauren Tom

Actress and Voice Artist

Paul Song:

Paul Song

Chief Medical Officer / Co-Chair
ATGen Global / Healthy California

Narinder Singh: CEO & Community Evangelist, Appirio

Narinder Singh

CEO & Community Evangelist
Appirio

Tejal Shah

Co-Founder
Votivate

Sunil Puri: Founder and President, First Midwest Group

Sunil Puri

Founder and President
First Midwest Group

John Moon: District Manager, Community Development Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

John Moon

District Manager, Community Development
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Norman Mineta: Retired Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation

Norman Mineta

Retired Secretary
U.S. Department of Transportation
U.S. Department of Commerce

Charles Lu: Director, University of California, San Diego

Charles Lu

Director
University of California, San Diego

Teddy Liaw: CEO, Next Rep

Teddy Liaw

CEO
NexRep

Alissa Ko: Founder, Ko Strategies

Alissa Ko

Founder
Ko Strategies

Frank Islam: CEO & Chairman, FI Investment Group

Frank Islam

CEO & Chairman
FI Investment Group

Chieh Huang

CEO & Co-Founder
Boxed

Julia Gouw: Retired President & Chief Operating Officer, East West Bank

Julia Gouw

Retired President & Chief Operating Officer
East West Bank

Allison Chan: Immigration Attorney, Margaret W. Wong & Associates LLC

Allison Chan

Immigration Attorney
Margaret W. Wong & Associates LLC

Shekar Narasimhan: Co-Founder, Leaders Forum; Managing Partner, Beekman Advisors

Shekar Narasimhan

Co-Founder, Leaders Forum
Managing Partner, Beekman Advisors
Chairman and Founder AAPI Victory Fund

Francey Lim-Youngberg:

Francey Lim-Youngberg

Vice President for External
Affairs at Melwood

Bob Wu: Founder & CEO, Teleport App

Bob Wu

Founder & CEO
Teleport App

Leslie E. Wong: President, San Francisco State University (SFSU)

Leslie E. Wong

President
San Francisco State University (SFSU)

C.M. Samala: Founder, 18MillionRising.org

C.M. Samala

Founder
18MillionRising.org

Wade Randlett: CEO, General Biofuels

Wade Randlett

CEO
General Biofuels

Lorna Randlett: Co-Founder, Leaders Forum

Lorna Randlett

Co-Founder
Leaders Forum

Gautam Raghavan: Vice President of Policy, Gill Foundation

Gautam Raghavan

Chief of Staff
U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal

Jim Park

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

Nanci Nishimura

Principal
Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy

Tung Nguyen: Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

Tung Nguyen

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

Lukas Lipinski: Executive Director Innovation Center Poland in Silicon Valley

Lukas Lipinski

Executive Director
Innovation Center Poland in Silicon Valley

Dustin Oliver Ling:

Dustin Oliver Ling

Director, Citi
Board Member, Ascend

Otto Lee:

Otto Lee

Managing Attorney & Partner
Intellectual Property Law Group LLP

Chris Kang: National Director, National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA)

Chris Kang

Chief Counsel of Demand Justice

Glen S. Fukushima: Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress

Glen S. Fukushima

Senior Fellow
Center for American Progress

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

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)

Francis Cheung

President
Asian American Professional Association (AAPA)

Irene Bueno: Co-Founder & Partner, NVG LLC

Irene Bueno

Co-Founder & Partner
NVG LLC

Anna Bielicka: San Francisco Bay Area Trade and Investment Specialist, Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Washington DC

Anna Bielicka

Trade & Investment Section
Embassy of the Republic of Poland

Helina Ying Fan Au: Vice President, Veritas Investments

Helina Ying-Fan Au

Vice President
Veritas Investments

Hope Atuel: Executive Director, Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA)

Hope Atuel

Executive Director
Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA)

John Maa: General Surgeon, Marin General Hospital

John Maa

California Medical Association Council on Legislation
Former Chief Division of General Surgery, Marin Health Medical Center

Clarence Low: President & CEO, Archipelago Web

Clarence Low

Director of Organizational Relationships
SASE- Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers

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