Celebrate the A100, the most impactful Asian Pacific Leaders.

Janet Yang

Award Winning Producer & Governor, Motion Picture Academy

A Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning Hollywood producer with deep roots in China, Yang also sits on the Board of Governors for the Motion Picture Academy.


Yang’s extensive Film and television credits include “The Joy Luck Club”, “The People vs. Larry Flynt”, “Shanghai Calling”, “High Crimes”, and “Zero Effect”. Her upcoming films include the animated feature “Over the Moon” for Netflix.

Yang began her career bringing Chinese cinema into North America, and then representing the Hollywood studios to broker the first sale of American films into China. This in turn led to joining Steven Spielberg on the historic production of “Empire of the Sun”.


Yang has been named one of the “50 Most Powerful Women in Hollywood” by the Hollywood Reporter. She is a co-founder of Gold House; is a member of the Committee of 100, as well as the National Committee on US-China Relations; and chairs the highly regarded U.S.-Asia Entertainment Summit for Asia Society Southern California.