Our Advisory Board


Honorary Chairman
Honorable George P. Shultz
Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow
Hoover Institution
Stanford University

Co-Chairman & Trustee
John S. Wadsworth, Jr.
Advisory Director
Morgan Stanley

Co-Chairman & Trustee
Chong-Moon Lee
Founder & Chairman
Ambex Ventures


Stephen Beal
California College of the Arts

Richard C. Blum
Chairman & President
Blum Capital Partners

Chris Cooper

Partner, National Leader Chinese Services Group
Deloitte & Touche LLP

David A. Coulter
Managing Director & Senior Advisor
Warburg Pincus LLC

Robert E. Cox
Former Managing Director & General Counsel
James Hardie Industries

Erich Friess
Senior Vice President, Global Business Manager
Union Bank 

William P. Fuller
President Emeritus
Asia Foundation

Buck Gee
Co-Founding Board Member
Chinese American Community Foundation

Thomas B. Gold
Professor of Sociology
University of California, Berkeley

Naren Gupta
Co-Founder & Managing Director
Nexus Venture Partners

Jeffrey Heller
Heller Manus Architects

Mary Huss
San Francisco Business Times

Bakul Joshi
Multiple Access CA Corporation

Sydnie A. Kohara
Media Strategist
Former CNBC & CBS Anchor

C. Richard Kramlich
Chairman & Co-Founder
New Enterprise Associates

Mark D. Levine
Founding DirectorU.S. China Clean Energy Research Center – Building Energy Efficiency
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

David W. Lyon
Founding President Emeritus
Public Policy Institute of California

Rebecca Macieira-Kaufmann
Citibank California

John McQuown
Co-Founder, Principal, and Director 
Diversified Credit Investments

Lenny Mendonca
Director & Senior Partner
McKinsey & Company, Inc.

Alexander Ong
Executive Chef & Co-Owner
Betelnut Restaurant

Honorable William J. Perry
Michael & Barbara Berberian Professor, Senior Fellow
Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University

Jennifer Povlitz
Managing Director, Global Wealth & Investment Management
Merrill Lynch

Gary E. Rieschel
Founder & Managing Director
Qiming Venture Partners

Wade Rose
Vice President, External & Government Relations
Dignity Health

Sanjiv Sanghvi
Executive Vice President, Business Head, Global Banking
Wells Fargo & Company

Orville Schell
Arthur Ross Director
Asia Society Center on US-China Relations

Peter Schwartz
Senior VP for Global Government Relations & Strategic Planning

Barry Taylor
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati

Kenneth P. Wilcox
Silicon Valley Bank

Jay Xu
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

Kyung H. Yoon
Chief Executive Officer
Talent Age Associates

Richard Yorke
Head of International Group
Wells Fargo