C100 2016 Annual Conference

On April 16-17, Committee of 100 hosted its 2016 Annual Conference in Los Angeles. Over 500 leaders in business, entertainment, government, academia, and the media participated in the premier conference on U.S.-China relations and Chinese-American advancement.

The annual conference featured five topics: the U.S.-China Economic and Political Outlook, Economic Espionage: Spies or Stereotypes, Asians in Hollywood, Hollywood and China, and Chinese American Journeys. The Walt Disney Company was honored with the C-100 Business Excellence Award and was received by Bob Chapek, Global Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. The Philanthropy Excellence Award was received by Ronnie Chan, Chairman of Hang Lung Properties, and Gerald Chan, Chairman of Morningside Group. Following the conference, members elected Frank H. Wu as the new C-100 Chairman. For photo highlights of the annual conference, click here.



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Adeline Yen Mah

New York Times bestselling author, a doctor, and Founder & President of the Falling Leaves Foundation

Albert Chao

Renowned expert in international business and petrochemical industry

Alice Young

Lawyer and Business Advisor

Andrea Wong

International president, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Andrew J.C. Cherng

Entrepreneur and philanthropist

Anla Cheng

Founder & CEO, SupChina

Anna Chennault

1925 - 2018

Anna Mok

Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP; President & Co-Founder, Ascend; Co-Founder, Ascend Pinnacle

Anne Chow

Communications industry leader

Anthony Sun

Industry leader, information technology

Benjamin Wu

President & CEO of Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation

Brian A. Sun

Distinguished trial lawyer

Buck Gee

Expert in tech industry and corporate executive leadership

Calvin Tsao

Prominent Contemporary Architect

Carter Tseng

World-class leader in Information and Communication

Charles P. Wang

President, Chinese American Cultural & Art Association

Charlie Woo

International Entrepreneur

Cheng Li

Established author and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

Cher Wang

Global technology entrepreneur

Chi-Foon Chan

Technology visionary and strategist

Chien Chung (Didi) Pei

Prominent architect

Chi Wang

President, U.S. China Policy Foundation

Clarence Kwan

Financial advisor and management specialist

Cyrus Tang

1930 - 2018

Dali Yang

Professor, University of Chicago

Daniel Chao

Corporate and Non-Profit Executive

David C. Chang

Distinguished academic and leader in civic engagement

David D. Ho

Innovative AIDs research scientist

David K. Y. Tang

Accomplished lawyer and partner of a global law firm

David Chu

Venture Entrepreneur and founder of Nautica

Dazong Wang

Business management expert

Debra Wong Yang

Accomplished Lawyer and Partner of a global law firm

Dennis Wu

Professional CPA expert

Dominic Ng

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of East West Bank

Don Liu

Accomplished Professor of Ophthalmology

Douglas Hsu

Chairman & CEO of Far Eastern Group

Tan Dun

World-renowned artist, composer, and conductor

Edmond Pi

Professor Emeritus at USC

Frank H. Wu

Distinguished Academic

Gareth Chang

Distinguished aerospace and digital technology executive

Gary Locke

The first Chinese-American ambassador to China

Ge Li

Entrepeneur, Scientist, and leader in Tech R&D industry

Gordon H. Chang

Critically acclaimed author and historian

Guoqing Chen

Philanthropic leader and Co-founder HNA airlines

H. Roger Wang

Real-Estate Entrepreneur

Handel Lee

Senior Partner at Asia's largest law firm

Hao Jiang Tian

Internationally-renowned opera singer

Harry Gee, Jr.

Accomplished attorney and humanitarian

Henry S. Tang

Managing Partner of Carnegie Towers Strategic Investment Advisory

Henry Yang

Chancellor, UC Santa Barbara

Herman Y. Li

Chairman of the C & L Restaurant Group

Howard Li

International business leader / Greater China Regional Chair

I.M. Pei


J. Michael Chu

Accomplished investment specialist

Jackson Tai

Prominent Investment banker and leader in finance industry

James M. Li

Accomplished business leader in the finance industry

Janet Yang

Prominent Hollywood producer

Jay Xu

Director and Pioneer, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

Jeffrey Li

Founder and CEO of GL Capital Group

Jenny J. Ming

Retail Entrepreneur and CEO

Jeremy Wu

Accomplished public service executive

Jerry Yang

Co-Founder Yahoo!

Joan Chen

Internationally accredited actress and director

John S. Chen

Executive Chairman and CEO at BlackBerry

John Chiang

Innovative politician and State Treasurer, California

John Sie

Founder of Starz Entertainment Group

Julie Fong

Grammy award winning producer

Kenneth Fong

Venture capitalist and entrepreneur

Ken Xie

Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Fortinet

Lanhee Chen

Policy expert, Stanford University

Lawrence B. Low

Chief Legal Officer, Orrick

Leroy Chiao

Trailblazer and former NASA astronaut

Leslie Wong

President, San Francisco State University

Lily Lee Chen

First ever Chinese-American female mayor in the U.S.

Linda Tsao Yang

Former U.S. Ambassador and first woman Executive Director appointed

Li Lu

Founder, Himalaya Capital, humanitarian, and economic advisor

Lulu C. Wang

Money management specialist

Matthew F.C. Miau

Pioneer in Taiwan's high tech industry

Maya Lin

Internationally acclaimed artist

Mei-Mei Tuan

Expert in finance and human capital services

Mei-Wei Cheng

International tech buisness leader

Michael C. Lin

Accomplished biomedical scientist

Michael Fung

Leading management expert

Micheline Chau

Successful Hollywood business executive

Ming Chen Hsu


Ming Hsieh

President and Founder Fulgent Therapeutics / LA Regional Chair

Ming Tsai

Chinese-American restauranteur

Morgan Chu

Distinguished intellectual property and trial lawyer

Morris Chang

Father of Taiwan's semiconductor industry

Nancy Yuan

Senior Vice President and Director of the Washington Office

Nelson Dong

Leading expert in domestic and international technology and intellectual property

Norman Liu

Highly regarded business executive

Oscar Tang

Expert on Chinese Culture and Art, noted philanthropist

Paul C. Lin

Cross-border corporate transaction specialist

Paul C. W. Chu

Accomplished scientist and professor

Pehong Chen

Pioneering e-business leader

Peter Liu

Pioneer and venture capitalist

Peter Young

President & Managing Director at Young & Partners

Philip Ma

Biotechnology Executive and Entrepreneur

Richard T. Cheng

Renowned professor of computer science

Richard Y. Lee

Chairman and CEO of Amsino Medical Group

Robert W. Gee

Political consultant and advisor / Washington D.C. Regional Chair

Robert Lee

Chairman of the Board, Blue Shield of California

Ronnie Chan

Eminent leader in philanthropy

Shao Kuang Ting

Contemporary Artist

Shirley Young

President of U.S.-China Cultural Institute

Shu Li

PhD, published author, and ChairmanJ&J Investments

Stanley Wang

Founder, President and CEO of Pantronix Corporation

Steve Chen

Internet entrepreneur and co-founder of YouTube

Stewart Kwoh

Nationally recognized civil rights leader

Ta-Lin Hsu

Pioneer, Asian venture capital and private equity

Teddy Zee

Hollywood Producer

Ted Wang

Global equities trading and investing veteran

Timothy W. Tong

President of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Tony Chan

Prominent executive in education and distinguished mathematician

Walter Wang

Accomplished entrepreneur and philanthropist

Wan Ling Martello

Executive VP and Head of Asia, Oceania & Africa Zone at Nestle

Wei Sun Christianson

International business leader

Weili Dai

Pioneer in the semi-conductor industry

William Wang

Founder, VIZIO

Wilson Chu

Leader in M&A practice

X. Rick Niu

New York Regional Chair

Ya-Qin Zhang

Former President, Baidu

Yo-Yo Ma

World Famous cellist and philanthropist

Yuan Yuan Tan

Internationally-renowned ballerina

Yue-Sai Kan

Emmy-Winning TV Producer and Host

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