Speakers at the 2017 West Coast DLF


Melissa Abad, Research Associate, Clayman Institute and the Center for the Advancement of Women's Leadership, Stanford University



Linda Akutagawa


     Linda Akutagawa, President and CEO, Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc. (LEAP)




Ajay Anand, ‎Senior Partner, EY




Katie Benner, The New York Times



Annabel Chang


     Annabel Chang, Vice President, Bay Area, Alaska Airlines 



Carmela Clendening


     Carmela Clendening, Director of State and Local Government Affairs, Salesforce




Victoria Chin, Global Business Campaigns, Dropbox;  Co-lead, Asians at Dropbox




Erby Foster


   Erby Foster, Director, Diversity & Inclusion, The Clorox Company (former)




Buck Gee, Executive Sponsor, Ascend





Amanda Greenberg, ‎Co-Founder and CEO, ‎Baloonr




Jimmy Hua, Lead Software Engineer, Salesforce; Co-lead, Asiapacforce



Rene Kim


Rene Kim, Senior Vice President, Charles Schwab Bank





    Shiyan Koh, VP, Business Operations & Corporate Development, ‎NerdWallet 



Bo Lee


   Bo Lee, Vice President, Senior Wealth Manager, BNY Mellon



Mimi Lee


   Mimi Lee, Managing Counsel, Litigation Management, Chevron Corp.




Tina Lee, Founder and CEO, MotherCoders



Samantha lee


    Samantha Lee, VP, Senior International Manager, HSBC



Richard Lui


     Richard Lui, Anchor, MSNBC




Shie Lundberg, ‎Director, Play Apps Operations, Google Play, Google



Shirley Ma


     Shirley Ma, Strategic Inclusion Manager, McKinsey & Company 



Tariq Meyers, Chief Diversity Officer, Lyft




Anna Mok


     Anna Mok, Partner, Deloitte




Farzana Nayani


     Farzana Nayani, National Director of ERG Relations, NAAAP 




Karen Tay, Director, North America, Smart Nation

DLF West Advisory Council

Buck Gee, Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Anna Mok, Deloitte
Linda Akutagawa, LEAP
Darlene Chiu Bryant, China SF
Sydnie Kohara, Media Consultant
Elizabeth Hsieh, McKesson
Annabel Chang, Alaska Airlines
Les Wong, San Francisco State University
Lorna Randlett, Leaders Forum
Bo Lee, BNY Mellon
Wendy Soone-Broder, The Asia Foundation











Marketing Sponsors









University of San Francisco 旧金山大学 China Business Studies Initiative