Our Advisory Board


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

Honorary Chairman
John S. Wadsworth, Jr.
Advisory Director, Morgan Stanley
Asia Society Trustee Emeritus

Kenneth P. Wilcox
Chairman Emeritus, Silicon Valley Bank
Asia Society Trustee

Chairman Emeritus
Chong-Moon Lee
Founder & Chairman, Ambex Ventures
Asia Society Trustee

Ajay Anand

Yitz Applbaum
Principal & Founding Partner
MizMaa Ventures

Stephen Beal
California College of the Arts

Halé Behzadi
Managing Director & Global Market Manager
Citi Private Bank

Richard C. Blum
Chairman & President
Blum Capital Partners

Sumir Chadha
Co-Founder & Managing Director
WestBridge Capital Partners

Michael Chui
McKinsey & Company, McKinsey Global Institute

Chris Cooper
Global Chief Financial Officer & Chief Compliance Officer 
Sequoia Capital

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

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

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

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

Philippe LaCamp
Senior Vice President, Americas
Cathay Pacific

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

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

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

Pablo Quintanilla
Head, Public Policy Latin America and Asia-Pacific

Gary E. Rieschel
Founder & Managing Director
Qiming Venture Partners

Wade Rose
Vice President, External & Government Relations
Dignity Health

Andrew Rothman
Investment Strategist
Matthews Asia

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

Jay Xu
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco