ASNC Thanks Its Thirteenth Annual Dinner Sponsors

On May 4, 2016, Asia Society Northern California held its Thirteenth Annual Dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel, San Francisco. Over three hundred Bay Area leaders from the arts, business, government, academia, diplomatic corps, and media were in attendance. This year's Annual Dinner celebrated entrepreneurs and innovators who have revolutionized the way people live, consume, socially interact, and civically engage.

Speakers included Eric Heitz, Co-Founder & CEO, Energy Foundation; Leila Janah, CEO, Sama and Laxmi; Kaiser Kuo, Director, International Communications, Baidu; and Sir Michael Moritz, Chairman, Sequoia Capital.

Thank you to all who joined ASNC for this much-anticipated event!

To view all photos from this year's Annual Dinner, please visit our Facebook page.

And you can watch complete speech below.

Eric Heitz

Leila Janah

Michael Moritz

Kaiser Kuo


ASNC thanks the generosity of our sponsors who supported our 13th Annual Dinner!


Influencer Sponsors

Reiko & Chong-Moon Lee

Leslie & John "Mac" McQuown

Susy & Jack Wadsworth

Ruth & Kenneth P. Wilcox

Innovator Sponsors

Pamela & Richard Kramlich


Incubator Sponsors

Richard C. Blum & Hon. Dianne Feinstein

David A. Coulter & Susan C. Weeks

Bill & Phyllis Draper

Buck Gee & Mary Hackenbracht

Akiko Yamazaki & Jerry Yang




Startup Sponsors

Asian Art Museum
California College of the Arts
Cooley LLP
Maggie & Rob Cox
DLA Piper
Ann & John Doerr
East West Bank
Goodwin Proctor
International Technological University
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Sydnie Kohara & George Laplante
Manitou Ventures
Matthews Asia
Pacific Gas & Electric


Citi Private Bank

Media Sponsor

San Francisco Business Times

Wine Sponsors

Hanson Li