Celebrate the A100, the most impactful Asian Pacific Leaders.


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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


A100 List Honorees are chosen by 20 of the nation’s leading Asian organizations including Gold House members.

  • 3AF
    The 3AF’s mission is to advance the Asian American marketing and advertising industry for Asian American consumers through education, advocacy, promotion, and increased collaboration of all industry stakeholders including but not limited to marketers, agencies, research partners and media. Additionally, 3AF seeks to promote and encourage high standards of conduct and ethics among our members and our industry.
  • Apex For Youth
    Founded in 1992, Apex for Youth empowers children from underserved Asian and immigrant communities in New York City to make their dreams possible. By connecting with professionals who volunteer to mentor and inspire, these children build their self confidence, explore academic and career goals, develop a sense of community and service, and gain leadership skills to help them overcome the many challenges they face.
    The AAMA strives to create an organization that delivers programs to professionals interested in U.S. and Asian technologies; foster business growth and capital investment across Silicon Valley and Asia; and identify and promote new emerging markets, technologies and high potential ventures.
  • Asia Society
    Asia Society is the leading educational organization dedicated to promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among peoples, leaders, and institutions of Asia and the United States in a global context. Across the fields of arts, business, culture, education, and policy, the Society provides insight, generates ideas, and promotes collaboration to address present challenges and create a shared future.
    Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC (Advancing Justice | AAJC) advocates for an America in which all Americans can benefit equally from, and contribute to, the American dream. Its mission is to advance the civil and human rights for Asian Americans and to build and promote a fair and equitable society for all.
  • Asian Pacific American Media Coalition
    The Asian Pacific American Media Coalition advocates for the visibility and inclusion of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the entertainment and media industries.
  • Asian/Pacific Islander American Chamber of Commerce & Entrepreneurship
    ACE’s mission is to serve as a strong advocate of AAPI business interests and effect positive change on all issues that enhance and advance the goals and aspirations of AAPI business owners, entrepreneurs, and corporate leaders.
  • Association of Asian American Investment Managers (AAAIM)
    As the official voice of Asian American investment managers, AAAIM is a non-profit promoting ethnic and gender diversity within the investment industry.
  • CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment)
    Association of Asian American Investment Managers (AAAIM)
  • Center for Asian American Media
    The Center for Asian American Media is a nonprofit organization dedicated to presenting stories that convey the richness and diversity of Asian American experiences to the broadest audience possible.
  • Center for Asian Americans United for Self Empowerment (CAUSE)
    Center for Asian Americans United for Self Empowerment (CAUSE) is a 501c(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan, community-based organization with a mission to advance the political and civic empowerment of the Asian Pacific American (APA) community through nonpartisan voter outreach, training, and education as well as leadership development.
  • East West Players
    Founded in 1965, East West Players is the nation’s longest-running professional theater of color and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work.
  • Indiaspora
    Indiaspora is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization established to transform the success of the Indian diaspora into meaningful impact worldwide. Its members are global leaders from diverse backgrounds and professions that work to build stronger communities at home and abroad, with a shared culture of strategic giving and inspiring social change.
  • Leaders Forum
    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.
  • LEAP (Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc.)
    LEAP (Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics) is a national, nonprofit organization, with a mission to achieve full participation and equality for Asian and Pacific Islanders (APIs) through leadership, empowerment, and policy.
  • National Association of Asian American Professionals
    The National Association of Asian American Professionals is a non-profit organization that cultivates and empowers Asian & Pacific Islander leaders through leadership development, professional networking, and community service.
  • Network of Korean American Leaders (NetKAL)
    NetKAL supports Korean American leaders through training, connections and community service to advance our voice and rights in mainstream society.
  • The National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA)
    The National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA), is a coalition of 34 national Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) organizations around the country working together to represent all of the diverse groups within the AAPI community at the federal level.
  • Visual Communications
    The mission of Visual Communications is to develop and support the voices of Asian American and Pacific Islander filmmakers and media artists who empower communities and challenge perspectives.