A100 List

Every May, the A100 List honors the 100 Asians and Pacific Islanders (APIs) who had the most impact on culture and society over the past year. View our film celebrating the honorees, produced in partnership with Google.

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2019 A100 List

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Honorees

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Abhijay Prakash

President, Universal Filmed Entertainment Group

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Adele Lim

TV Writer-Producer, Screenwriter

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Aileen Lee

Founder & Partner, Cowboy Ventures

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Albert Cheng

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

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Alex & Maia Shibutani

2x Olympians & 2x Olympic medalists

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Alex Chung

Founder & CEO, Giphy

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Ali Wong

Comedian & Writer

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Alysa Liu

U.S. Champion Figure Skater

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Amanda Nguyen

Founder & CEO, Rise

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Andrew Hao-Che Chen

General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz

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Andrew Yang

Presidential Candidate (D)

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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)

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Annie Lee

CFO, Interscope Geffen A&M

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Archit Bhargava, Dennis Hwang & Diana Hu

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

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Atul Gawande

Surgeon, Writer, & Public Health Leader

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Awkwafina

Actress & Comedian

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Baiju Bhatt & Vladimir Tenev

Co-Founders & Co-CEOs, Robinhood

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Bela Bajaria & Lisa Nishimura

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

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Ben Silbermann

Co-Founder & CEO, Pinterest

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Betty Liu

Executive Vice Chairman, NYSE

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BTS

Musicians

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Carol Lim & Humberto Leon

Co-Founders, Opening Ceremony

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Chantal Nong, Katie Soo & Walter Hamada

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

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Chieh Huang

CEO, Boxed

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Chloe Kim

Olympic Gold Medalist

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Chrissy Teigen

Model, TV Host, & Lifestyle Curator

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Dan Lin

CEO, Rideback

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Daniel Dae Kim

Actor, Producer, & Director

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Darren Criss

Actor, Singer, & Songwriter

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David Chang

Restaurateur, Author, TV Personality & Founder, Momofuku Group

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Dhivya Suryadevara

CFO, General Motors

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Domee Shi

Director & Storyboarder

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Dr. Leana Wen

President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America

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Dwayne Johnson

Actor & Producer

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Emily Nishi & Raj Kapoor

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

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Eric S. Yuan

Founder & CEO, Zoom

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Eric Wu

Co-Founder & CEO, Opendoor

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Eugene Lee Yang

Viral Media Producer, Actor, Writer & Director

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Gemma Chan

Actress

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Grace Meng

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

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H.E.R.

Singer & Songwriter

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Harry Shum Jr.

Actor, Singer, & Dancer

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Hasan Minhaj

Stand-Up Comedian

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Indra Nooyi

Board Director, Amazon & Former CEO & Chairman, PepsiCo

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James Wan

Filmmaker

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Jen Rubio

Co-Founder & Chief Brand Officer, Away

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Jennifer Cabalquinto

CFO, Golden State Warriors

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Jeremy Lin

NBA Point Guard, Toronto Raptors

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Jon M. Chu

Director & 2019 A1

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Judy John

Global Chief Creative Officer, Edelman

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Justin Kan

Co-Founder & CEO, Atrium

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Kamala Harris

United States Senator (D)

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Katrina Lake

Founder & CEO, Stitch Fix

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Ken Jeong

Actor & Comedian

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Kevin Lin

Co-Founder & COO, Twitch

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Kim Yutani

Director of Programming, Sundance Film Festival

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Kyler Murray

Winner of the 2018 Heisman Trophy

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Lilly Singh

Actress, Comedian, TV Host, & Author

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Lisa Ling

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

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Marie Kondo

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

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Mark Tatum

Deputy Commissioner & COO, National Basketball Association

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Masayoshi Son

Founder & CEO, Softbank

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Maureen Fan

Co-Founder & CEO, Baobab Studios

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Michelle Lee

Editor in Chief, Allure

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Michelle Yeoh

Actress & Producer

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Mindy Kaling

Actress, Writer, & Comedian

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Naomi Osaka

World's No. 1 Tennis Player

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Nathan Chen

Olympian & U.S. Champion Figure Skater

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Nathaniel Ru

Co-Founder & Chief Brand Officer, Sweetgreen

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Neeraj Khemlani

President of Entertainment & Syndication, Hearst

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Nina Yang Bongiovi

Producing Partner, Significant Productions

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Peilin Chou

Chief Creative Officer, Pearl Studio

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Phillip Lim

Creative Director & Co-Founder, 3.1 Phillip Lim

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Prabal Gurung

Founder, CEO & Creative Director, Prabal Gurung

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Radhika Jones

Editor-in-Chief, Vanity Fair

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Rebecca Sun

Senior Reporter, The Hollywood Reporter

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Ro Khanna

U.S. Congressman (D)

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Ryan Brown

Head of Content, Twitter

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Saikat Chakrabarti

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

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Samin Nosrat

Cook, Teacher and Author

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Sandra Oh

Actress

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Sarah Guo

General Partner, Greylock Partners

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Satya Nadella

CEO, Microsoft

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Shiva Rajaraman

Chief Technology Officer, The We Company

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Steve Shikiya

COO, Imagine Entertainment

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Steven Yeun

Actor & Producer

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Sun Choe

Chief Product Officer, lululemon

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Sundar Pichai

CEO, Google

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Ted Lieu

U.S. Congressman (D)

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Theresa Kang-Lowe

Partner, WME Entertainment CoFounder of WME’s Diversity & Inclusion Initiative, Empower

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Vera Wang

Founder, Vera Wang

Judges

A100 Honorees are sourced from public nomination and selected by A-list creatives, athletes and executives; top API nonprofits; and iconic multicultural pioneers.
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Susan Lyne

Founding Partner and President, BBG Ventures & Former CEO and Chair, Gilt Groupe

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Tiffany R. Warren

President and Founder, ADCOLOR & Chief Diversity Officer, Omnicom Group

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Rich Ross

Former Chairman, Walt Disney Studios

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Sarah Kate Ellis

CEO & President, GLAAD

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Steve Chen

Internet Entrepeneur & Co-Founder, YouTube

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Michelle Kwan

Most Decorated Figure Skater in U.S. History

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Michael Seibel

Partner, Y Combinator & Co-Founder and Former CEO, Justin.tv and Socialcam

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Jeff Rosenthal

Co-Founder & Curator, Summit

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Jerry Yang

Founding Partner, AME Cloud Ventures & Founder, Yahoo!

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Martin Yan

James Beard Award-Winning Chef

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Janet Yang

Award-Winning Producer

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Janice Min

Content Executive, Quibi

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Far East Movement

First Asian American Music Group to Top the Billboard Music Charts

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Forest Whitaker

Oscar-Winning Actor, Producer, & Director

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Bill Imada

Founder, Chairman & Chief Connectivity Officer, IW Group

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Dado and Maria Banatao

Founder & Managing Partner of Tallwood Venture Capital, Inventor of PC Chip, & Philanthropists

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Andrea Jung

CEO, Grameen & Former CEO, Avon

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Apolo Anton Ohno

All-Time Most Decorated American Winter Olympian

Hall of Fame

A100 List Honorees who have been honored more than twice are inducted into the Hall of Fame as a continual tribute to their indelible contributions. Featured are their portraits from their first year as an A100 List Honoree.
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Abhijay Prakash

President, Universal Filmed Entertainment Group

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Agnes Chu

President, Condé Nast Entertainment

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Aileen Lee

Founder & Partner, Cowboy Ventures

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Albert Cheng

Co-Head of Television and COO, Amazon Studios

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Ali Wong

Comedian, Writer & Actress

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Amrita Ahuja

Chief Financial Officer, Block

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Andrew Yang

American Politican

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Annie Lee

CFO, Interscope Geffen A&M

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Awkwafina

Actress & Comedian

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BLACKPINK

Musicians

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BTS

Musicians

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Chieh Huang

CEO, Boxed

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Chloe Kim

Olympic Gold Medalist, Snowboarding

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Chrissy Teigen

Model, TV Host & Lifestyle Curator

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Dan Lin

CEO, Rideback

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Daniel Dae Kim

Actor, Producer, Director & CEO of 3AD Media

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David Chang

Author, TV Personality & Founder of Momofuku Group

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Dwayne Johnson

Actor & Producer

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Eric S. Yuan

CEO, Zoom

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Eugene Lee Yang

Viral Media Producer, Actor, Writer & Director

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Eva Chen

Director of Fashion Partnerships, Instagram

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Grace Meng

U.S. Congresswoman

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H.E.R.

Musician

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Hans Tung

Managing Partner, GGV Capital

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Jensen Huang

Founder, President, & CEO of NVIDIA

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Jeremy Liew

Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners