Speakers


Nicole

Central Intelligence Agency

Joe Adams

Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer, RSM US LLP

Galib Ahmed

Financial Services Analyst, The Ford Foundation

Michael Alberto

Senior Associate, RSM US LLP

Ajay Anand

Global Client Partner, EY

Bill Brown

Community Outreach Executive, Houston Astros

Randy Burkett

Central Intelligence Agency

Christine Cadena

Vice President, Multicultural Initiatives, The Walt Disney Company

Guoxing Chai

Global Head, Retail Banking Analytics, HSBC; National Chair, Asian/Pacific Islander Committee, HSBC USA

Larry Chang

Executive Advisor, Ascend

Alex C. Chen

Principal Counsel, The Walt Disney Company

Ray Cheung

Risk Executive, Crowe Horwath LLP

Jeff Chin

National President, Ascend

Shern-Min Chow

Anchor, KHOU-TV

Mari Chumley

Senior Manager, Tax Services, RSM US LLP

Susan Chung

Head of Global Strategy, Allstate Investments

Christine Cui

Recruiting Leader, China Sourcing Initiative (CSI), PwC

AJ Desai

Partner, EY

Anindo Dutta

Group Vice President, Oracle Corporation

Laura Frank

Project Manager, RSM US LLP

Buck Gee

Executive Advisor, Ascend

David L. Gonzales

Head of Global Diversity and Inclusion, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Norma Gonzalez

Paint & Body Material Routes Industrial Engineer, General Motors

Daphne Gulcu

Financial Planning Director, Praxair

Michael Guo

Assurance Partner, RSM US LLP

William Guo

Vice President, Asian Employee Network (AEN); Production Engineer, Mid-Continent BU, Chevron

S. K. Gupta

Managing Director & Co-Founder, Ascend Pinnacle

Sandeep Gupta

Partner, Deloitte; Vice President of Chapter Affairs, Ascend

Christine Ha

Celebrity Cook & Author

Julie Ho

Partner, Deloitte

Dr. Florence Holland

Lead Manager, Pipeline Initiatives, Association of International Certified Professional Accountants

Wes Hom

Vice President of External Affairs and National Board Member, Ascend; Former Vice President & Managing Director, IBM

Michael Huang

Deputy Editor, ESPN

Adnan Islam

International Tax Director, RSM US LLP

Karen Jong

Tax Partner, RSM US LLP

Ananda Kanapathy

Senior Director, Gas Field Operations, North, Public Service Electric & Gas Co. (PSE&G)

Warren Kashiwagi

Partner (Retired), Crowe Horwath LLP

Tariq Khan

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Global Diversity Marketing; Adjunct Professor, Marketing, New York University

Alfred Ko

Consulting Director, RSM US LLP

Sudhir Kondisetty

Principal, RSM US LLP

Duy-Loan Le

Board Director, National Instruments, Ballard Power Systems, eSilicon, Medigram

Judy Le

President, TakeRoot Leadership Training and Coaching

Jake Lee

Vice President – Information Security Manager, Wells Fargo

Derek Leung

Manager, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, EY

Virginia Li

Tax Partner, Private Client Services, RSM US LLP

Darcy Lopes

Assurance Partner, EY

Jacynda Marbury

Vice President, BNY Mellon

Vince Mercader

Director, Transaction Services, Grant Thornton LLP

Anna W. Mok

Co-Founder, Ascend Pinnacle; National Executive Vice President, Ascend; Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Ann Nanda

Vice President, Prudential Financial

Lisa Ong

National Director, Office of Diversity & Inclusion, PwC

David Ono

News Anchor, ABC7 Los Angeles

Samir Pandiri

Executive Vice President, BNY Mellon

Priya Pandit

Director, Segment Marketing, Prudential

Katie Patel

Diversity Talent Acquisition Recruiter, PwC

Denise Peck

Executive Advisor, Ascend

Vivian Pham

Vice President, Community Relations Senior Consultant, Wells Fargo

Thomas Phelps

Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Chief Information Officer, Laserfiche

Erin Pierpoint

WW Head, Diversity Recruitment, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Binita Pradhan

Partner, BDO USA, LLP

Deepa Purushothaman

Principal, Deloitte

Kalpana Ramakrishnan

Principal, KPMG

Judy Ravin

President and Founder, Accents International, LLC

Elaina Rodgers

Vice President, BNY Mellon

Anita Sehgal

Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Houston Astros

Kate Seitz

Partner, RSM US LLP

Yash Semlani

Entrepreneur, Community Leader and Houston’s Inaugural Young Ambassador

Richard Seo

Partner, Crowe Horwath LLP

John Sparger

Senior Vice President, Targa Resources

Thear Suzuki

Advisory Leader, Southwest Region, EY

Fred Tan

Managing Director, Grant Thornton LLP

Randy Tanaka

Managing Director, ISA West, BDO USA, LLP

Cecilia Tse

Director, PwC

Manoj Varughese

Senior Area Director, Medtronic

Mammen Verghis

Vice President, Prudential Financial

Andrew Vo

Managing Director, Accenture

Jean Waldrip

Managing Director, BNY Mellon

Tracey Walker

National Senior Director of Government Affairs; Culture Diversity and Inclusion, RSM US LLP

Jenny Wei

Managing Director, PwC

Jim Wen

Manager, Strategic Federal Tax Services, Grant Thornton LLP

Christopher Wilkinson

Principal, Crowe Horwath LLP

Janet S. Wong

Executive Advisor, Ascend; Partner (Retired), KPMG

Michael Wong

Associate Principal Counsel, ESPN

Jason Wu

Managing Director, PwC

Emerald Yang

Talent Acquisition Manager, PwC

Dr. Soyeon Yi

Biotechnologist, Astronaut

Ken Yoon

Vice President, Finance, Synchrony Financial

S. Shariq Yosufzai

Vice President, Global Diversity, Chevron Corporation

Farhad Zaman

Partner, PwC