Richard Lui

Richard Lui
Richard Lui

With 20 years of access to decision makers at the highest level in politics, media and business--Richard Lui, veteran news anchor, businessperson and politico--is a trusted national voice with seasoned perspective. He currently serves on three non-profit boards: Freedom United, Kota Alliance, and APIAVote. He has served on the private board of Mobile Solutions and Payment Services and non-profit boards for Progressive Redevelopment Inc and Crossroads Homeless. Richard also currently serves on advisory boards for Mariana (artificial intelligence), United Nations Association, and Annie Cannons. Before journalism, Richard spent 15 years in business, focusing on marketing and strategy launching six brands over three tech cycles, and patenting a fintech model in 2003. Business Insider named him one of 21 careers to watch alongside Warren Buffett and Sheryl Sandberg. Richard became the first Asian American male to anchor a daily cable news show in 2007 while at CNN Worldwide and has since interviewed hundreds of politicians, from Ohio US Senator to President of the United States. His more recent field reporting includes the Paris and San Bernardino terror attacks and Ferguson and Baltimore during heightened racial unrest. Richard is an NACD Fellow, Senior Fellow at the German Marshall Fund, Policy Fellow at UC Riverside, and holds a University of Michigan Ross MBA.

Silicon Harlem is a social venture that has been designed to transform Harlem in to a technology and innovation hub. This includes establishing co-working spaces, gigabit infrastructure, securing investment capital, and hosting monthly meetups.
The Future
Envisioning the Technological Future of Harlem is a comprehensive set of steps needed to transform the community. Silicon Harlem is an ecosystem that is inclusive and driven by positive growth. Be a part of the solution.
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5th Annual Conference
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