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The 1st annual Asian MBA Leadership Conference 2009 is proud to celebrate Asian American leadership, accomplishments and outstanding service to business and the community, and recognized such achievements at the grand Gala Dinner. The AMBA Gala Awards were awarded to both companies and individuals that have made a significant impact within the professional & corporate sector and the Asian American community as a whole.

M.C. for the Gala Dinner:

  • Prof. Sree Sreenivasan
  • Dean of Student Affairs
  • Columbia Graduate School of Journalism


List of Award Recipients:

The AMBA Executive Excellence Award

  • Michael Chen
  • President & CEO
  • Global Media & Communications
  • G.E.


The AMBA Entrepreneurial Excellence Award

  • Suresh Kumar
  • CEO
  • NexAge Technologies USA, Inc.


The AMBA Emerging Leader Award

  • Julia Shin
  • Director, head of Complex Structuring, Americas Structured Products,
  • Citi


The AMBA Community Leadership Award

  • Hon. John C. Liu
  • Councilman
  • City of New York


List of Guest Speakers:

  • David Marriott
  • Regional Vice President Market Management (Eastern Region)
  • Marriott International, Inc.


  • Vishakha N. Desai
  • President
  • Asia Society


  • Jon C. Iwata
  • Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications
  • IBM Corporation


The Top ten Companies for Asian Americans Award are presented to companies for their outstanding efforts in recruiting, retaining and promoting Asian American employees and for fostering workplace diversity.


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