Speakers & Presenters

NAAAP is honored to have business leaders, social entrepreneurs, diversity and inclusion champions, pioneers in entertainment, proven trainers, and notable advocates who share their wisdom and advice with Convention participants through our workshops, Leadership Boot Camp sessions, and the Against the Grain Groundbreakers series.  Click on a name below to see a fuller biography and the sessions where they will appear.

D.A. Abrams
Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at the United States Tennis Association
Linda Akutagawa
President, LEAP
Zelekha Amirzada
Attorney, Negotiator, Educator
Koustubh “K.J.” Bagchi
Director of AAPI Finance for the Hillary for America campaign
Tamara Beatty
Voice Consultant on NBC's the Voice
Ronald Chang
President of UPS Capital, Chairman of the NAAAP Board of Directors
Elaine Chang
Chair, Microsoft Asian ERG
Grant Brooks
Senior Financial Analyst, Studios & Walt Disney International
Mike Chin
Vice President, Acquisition Marketing, Macy's
Grace Choi
Policy Advisor, Global Women's Issues, US State Department
Estrella Cramer
Corporate Supplier Diversity Director, UPS
Caroline Ceniza-Levine
Co-founder of SixFigureStart, executive coach
Jason Chung
National Director, APA Initiatives and APA Communication Director, Republican National Committee
Bill Clinton
former President, representative for Hillary for American campaign
Fabian DeRozario.
Facilitator and Consultant on Diversity & Inclusion, talent management
Tania DeSa
President, Tania DeSa International
Rhom Erskine
Director of Diversity & Inclusion at McKesson Corporation
Donald Fan
Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion of Wal-Mart Stores
Regina Ford
VP of diversity and Inclusion, Caesars Entertainment Corporation
Joey Guila
comedian and MyxRated show host
Sue Gilbert
Senior Project Manager and VP Asian BRG, The Coca-Cola Company
Allen Hom
Customer Success Manager, LinkedIn
Hans Huang
Chief Legal Officer, Kaufman Lynn Construction, Inc.
Fred Keeton
Principal, Keeton Iconoclast Consulting
Sachi Koto
CNN Journalist, Founder, WWAACC Awards
David K. Lee
Project Manager for Configuration and Data Management at Northrop Grumman Corporation
Kenneth Lin
Founder and CEO, Credit Karma
Hayden Lee
ICF-certified Success Coach and speaker
Steve Lin
Program Manager, LEAP
Stephen Liu
CEO of Privy Groupe, Inc.
Betty Lo
Vice President of Community Alliances & Consumer Engagement, Nielsen
Richard Lui
Anchor, MSNBC and NBC News
Kader Ma
District Manager / Director, Capital One Bank
Michael Mau
Chief, Diversity in CIA Talent Acquisition
Gerald Madduma
Diversity Program Manager, US Navy
Ryan Namata
Sr. Specalist at HR People +Strategy, President of NAAAP-DC
Farzana Nayani
Director of Client Engagement, Language & Culture Worldwide
David Reid
Executive Director, Global Talent Initiatives, Asia Society
Jamie Stephenson
Creator, The Juice Standard
Vanna Tran
Director of Multicultural Growth & Strategy at Nielsen
Donald Trump
Republican Presidential Nominee
Saleem Usmani
Senior IT Analyst Architect, Herman Miller
Khanh Vu
Exec. Director, SASE
Jason Wang
Founder, Xi'an Famous Foods
Michelle Wang
VP of Merchandise Planning, Macy's
Brian Wong
Founder, Kiip and author, The Cheat Code
Chris Wong
CEO & Co-Founder of LifeSite
Dora Wong
Director of Public Affairs and Communications for the Coca-Cola Company
Scott Wong
Senior Staff Writer, The Hill
Panney Wei
writer, TV-Radio host, hypnotherapist-life coach
Miki Yamashita
opera singer, teaching artist & comedian
Brian Yang
actor (currently Hawaii 5-0) and producer