X. Rick Niu


Founder & CEO, Nexus Worldwide LLC

A global business entrepreneur and financial industry executive for nearly three decades, Niu specializes in principal investing in the U.S. and across Asia as well as leading multinational businesses in developed and developing economies.  Having held top management position at AIG, ING and C.V. Starr, he also advises world leaders, Fortune 500 CEOs, major asset owners and prominent private families on 21st-century forces with worldwide impact such as artificial intelligence, China and new globalization.  Built on over one hundred years of institutional presence on the ground, Niu’s network in the Indo-Pacific in particular is considered one of the most sophisticated and influential in decision-making circles.

A civic leader in Asian-American belonging and prosperity,  Niu has been involved in numerous efforts helping to develop the next generation of global leadership and actively advancing constructive U.S.-Asia relations.  He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Economic Club of New York.  Niu also serves as a Founding Advisory Council Co-Chair of the Asian American Foundation.  He is a Global Council member of Junior Achievement Worldwide.

Fluent in Mandarin Chinese, Niu earned a BS from Tsinghua University in Beijing, and an MBA from Columbia Business School. He also attended INSEAD’s Senior Executive Leadership Program in Paris and Singapore.

Areas of Expertise

  • Business

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