Angie Lau is an award-winning former Bloomberg TV anchor, 20+ year veteran of journalism and is currently Founder and CEO of Forkast.News: a digital media platform for all things blockchain.
Her flagship morning show “First Up with Angie Lau” on Bloomberg was broadcast globally into 350 million homes and offices around the world. She has interviewed leading newsmakers, CEOs, and icons, including her exclusive with Li Ka-shing — his first television one-on-one in more than a decade — that continues to be watched in syndication globally. As a communications leader, Angie has advised CEOs and executives at global firms including: Li Ka-shing Foundation, UBS, Horizons Ventures, and Walmart, among other global organizations.
She is a sought-after speaker, and her TEDx Talk “I Am Not Supposed to Be Here” was turned into a TED Ed Lesson for its global audience of 6.7 million followers.
Angie, who is a director on the Executive Committee Canadian Chamber of Commerce of HK, a senior board member of Asian American Journalists Association Asia Chapter and a serving on an advisory board for Journalism & Media Studies Center at University of Hong Kong, has held several important leadership positions. She was:
- former two-term President of the Asian American Journalists Association Asia Chapter (AAJA)
- past Correspondent Board Governor at the Foreign Correspondents Club of HK
As a communications advisor, she has media trained and helped framed strategic communications for high-level executives from Walmart, UBS, Li Ka Shing Foundation, Fresco Capital, Lane Crawford, Antler, and others.
Angie has helped inspire leaders and worked with executives at Marriott International, UBS, The Women’s Foundation, Women Directorship Program, and other multinationals..
As a moderator and emcee, Angie has helped navigate important conversations for organizations like PricewaterhouseCoopers, Credit Suisse, Bloomberg’s Most Influential Summit, GREAT, and Asian Development Bank’s GMS Business Summit with heads of states from six ASEAN nations.
Angie‘s speaking topics are:
- future of business
- power of communications
- finding your voice
Chloe Cho is Presenter/ Executive Producer in Channel NewsAsia’s Current Affairs Department. She presents, develops programmes, and oversees editorial content for the channel’s business shows, including the new weekly Investor Insights, and an interview series entitled, Millionaire Minds. She’s also co-host for the business reality show, StartUp. Chloe’s involvement in a diverse range of projects comes as she rejoins the channel in July 2014 after being away for nearly six years. Previously, she presented prime time evening programmes as well as breaking news coverage alongside hosting and co-producing current affairs shows.
Earlier, she was with CNBC Asia where anchored regional and global shows out of Singapore alongside London, and Sydney, checking the pulse of global financial markets and examining their investor implications. A prolific international journalist, Chloe has presented and reported on key news developments from the global financial crisis and Thai political tensions to the North Korean nuclear showdown and G20 meetings. Her work assignments have taken her across the Asia-Pacific, Eastern & Western Europe and the Americas. Chloe often interviews top newsmakers around the world including IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, SouthKorean President Lee Myung-bak, Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva, Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, Samsung Electronics Co-CEO Boo-Keun Yoon, and Roubini Global Economics Chairman Nouriel Roubini. Chloe is an experienced moderator, having chaired panels at the World Economic Forum and the World Knowledge Forum. In 2009, Chloe was selected among Newsweek Korea’s 50 Most Influential Koreans recognized for their work in international media, culture and arts.
Chloe began her broadcast career as a teen in educational TV in South Korea and went on to become anchor, morning news editor and news team manager for Arirang TV while working as a CNN World Report contributor. During her time off, Chloe enjoys writing, having released her first book in Korea entitled, “Good Morning Singapore. This is Chloe,” in Korean. Raised both in the United States and South Korea, Chloe is a native speaker of English and Korean, and also speaks French. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honours in French at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul.