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A100 List 2019

The A100 List honors the most impactful Asians and Asian American & Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) in culture every May for AAPI Heritage Month.

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Abhijay Prakash

President, Universal Filmed Entertainment Group

Adele Lim

TV Writer-Producer, Screenwriter

Aileen Lee

Founder & Partner, Cowboy Ventures

Albert Cheng

Co-Head of Television and Chief Operating Officer, Amazon Studios

Alex Chung

Founder & CEO, Giphy

Alex & Maia Shibutani

2x Olympians & 2x Olympic medalists

Ali Wong

Comedian & Writer

Alysa Liu

U.S. Champion Figure Skater

Amanda Nguyen

Founder & CEO, Rise

Andrew Hao-Che Chen

General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz

Andrew Yang

Presidential Candidate (D)

Andy Park, Asad Ayaz & Trinh Tran

Marvel & Disney (Director of Visual Development, Marvel Studios | President, Marketing, The Walt Disney Studios | Executive, Production & Development, Marvel Studios)

Annie Lee

CFO, Interscope Geffen A&M

Archit Bhargava, Dennis Hwang & Diana Hu

Niantic Labs (Director, Worldwide Product Marketing | VP, Visual and Interaction Design | Director of Engineering & Head of AR Platform)

Atul Gawande

Surgeon, Writer, & Public Health Leader


Actress & Comedian

Baiju Bhatt & Vladimir Tenev

Co-Founders & Co-CEOs, Robinhood

Bela Bajaria & Lisa Nishimura

Netflix (Head of Global Non-English TV Original Programming | VP, Original Documentary & Comedy Programming)

Ben Silbermann

Co-Founder & CEO, Pinterest

Betty Liu

Executive Vice Chairman, NYSE



Carol Lim & Humberto Leon

Co-Founders, Opening Ceremony

Chantal Nong, Katie Soo & Walter Hamada

Warner Bros. (VP, Production, DC-Based Films | SVP, Marketing, Warner Bros. Digital Networks | President, DC-Based Films)

Chieh Huang

CEO, Boxed

Chloe Kim

Olympic Gold Medalist

Chrissy Teigen

Model, TV Host, & Lifestyle Curator

Constance Wu


Dan Lin

CEO, Rideback

Daniel Dae Kim

Actor, Producer, & Director

Dara Khosrowshahi & Nelson Chai

Uber (CEO | CFO)

Darren Criss

Actor, Singer, & Songwriter

David Chang

Restaurateur, Author, TV Personality & Founder, Momofuku Group

Dhivya Suryadevara

CFO, General Motors

Domee Shi

Director & Storyboarder

Dr. Leana Wen

President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Dwayne Johnson

Actor & Producer

Emily Nishi & Raj Kapoor

Lyft (Chief People Officer | Chief Strategy Officer & Head of Autonomous Business)

Eric S. Yuan

Founder & CEO, Zoom

Eric Wu

Co-Founder & CEO, Opendoor

Eugene Lee Yang

Viral Media Producer, Actor, Writer & Director

Gemma Chan


Grace Meng

U.S. Congresswoman (D) & Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee


Singer & Songwriter

Harry Shum Jr.

Actor, Singer, & Dancer

Hasan Minhaj

Stand-Up Comedian

Henry Golding


Indra Nooyi

Board Director, Amazon & Former CEO & Chairman, PepsiCo

James Wan


Jason Momoa


Jen Rubio

Co-Founder & Chief Brand Officer, Away

Jennifer Cabalquinto

CFO, Golden State Warriors

Jeremy Lin

NBA Point Guard, Toronto Raptors

John Cho


Jon M. Chu

Director & 2019 A1

Judy John

Global Chief Creative Officer, Edelman

Justin Kan

Co-Founder & CEO, Atrium

Kamala Harris

United States Senator (D)

Katrina Lake

Founder & CEO, Stitch Fix

Ken Jeong

Actor & Comedian

Kevin Kwan


Kevin Lin

Co-Founder & COO, Twitch

Kim Yutani

Director of Programming, Sundance Film Festival

Kyler Murray

Winner of the 2018 Heisman Trophy

Lilly Singh

Actress, Comedian, TV Host, & Author

Lisa Ling

Executive Producer & Host of "This is Life with Lisa Ling," CNN

Marie Kondo

Tidying Expert, Bestselling Author, & Founder, KonMari Media, Inc.

Mark Tatum

Deputy Commissioner & COO, National Basketball Association

Masayoshi Son

Founder & CEO, Softbank

Maureen Fan

Co-Founder & CEO, Baobab Studios

Michelle Lee

Editor in Chief, Allure

Michelle Yeoh

Actress & Producer

Mindy Kaling

Actress, Writer, & Comedian

Naomi Osaka

World's No. 1 Tennis Player

Nathan Chen

Olympian & U.S. Champion Figure Skater

Nathaniel Ru

Co-Founder & Chief Brand Officer, Sweetgreen

Neeraj Khemlani

President of Entertainment & Syndication, Hearst

Nico Santos


Nina Yang Bongiovi

Producing Partner, Significant Productions

Peilin Chou

Chief Creative Officer, Pearl Studio

Phillip Lim

Creative Director & Co-Founder, 3.1 Phillip Lim

Prabal Gurung

Founder, CEO & Creative Director, Prabal Gurung

Priyanka Chopra


Radhika Jones

Editor-in-Chief, Vanity Fair

Rebecca Sun

Senior Reporter, The Hollywood Reporter

Ro Khanna

U.S. Congressman (D)

Ryan Brown

Head of Content, Twitter

Saikat Chakrabarti

Chief of Staff, U.S. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Samin Nosrat

Cook, Teacher and Author

Sandra Oh


Sarah Guo

General Partner, Greylock Partners

Satya Nadella

CEO, Microsoft

Shantanu Narayen

CEO, Adobe

Shiva Rajaraman

Chief Technology Officer, The We Company