Mission

The Leaders Forum is a cross sector network of influencers and executive thought leaders. It is designed to educate and use its collective financial, business, and network resources to impact the growing social, civic, and economic importance of Asian Americans at the highest level of the public, private and philanthropic sectors in the US and globally.

Members & Supporters

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
Asian Athletes Alliance

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

Summit Leader
The California Group

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: Founder and CEO, Kid Admit, Inc.

Tejal Shah

Founder and CEO
Kid Admit, Inc.

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

Charles Lu: Director, University of California, San Diego

Charles Lu

Director
University of California, San Diego

Teddy Liaw: CEO, Next Rep

Teddy Liaw

CEO
Next Rep

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

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

Tony Chen: CEO, Channel Factory

Tony Chen

CEO
Channel Factory

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

Francey Lim-Youngberg:

Francey Lim-Youngberg

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)

Lily Tang: President & Co-Founder, The Everest Project

Lily Tang

President & Co-Founder
The Everest Project

Ajay Shah: Co-Founder, Dotty

Ajay Shah

Co-Founder
Dotty

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

Vice President of Policy
Gill Foundation

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

Jim Park

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

Nanci Nishimura: Principal, Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy

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)

Betty Lo:

Betty Lo

Vice President, Community Alliances & Consumer Engagement
Nielsen

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

National Director
National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA)

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)

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

Bing Chen

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

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)

Karthick Ramakrishnan: Professor, UC Riverside

Karthick Ramakrishnan

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

John Maa: General Surgeon, Marin General Hospital

John Maa

Surgeon
Marin General Hospital

Clarence Low: President & CEO, Archipelago Web

Clarence Low

President & CEO
Asian Chamber of Commerce of Colorado

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