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Awkwafina, John M. Chu, Sandra Oh, And Hasan Minhaj Among Those Honored On Gold House’s A100 List Of Most Influential Asians

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Awkwafina, John M. Chu, Sandra Oh, And Hasan Minhaj Among Those Honored On Gold House’s A100 List Of Most Influential Asians
May marks the start of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and there is no better way to celebrate it than by giving shine to the most influential Asians and Asian American & Pacific Islanders and their accomplishments. The Asian American and Pacific Islander (Aapi) collective Gold House, the group that launched the #GoldOpen campaign, have unveiled its second annual A100 List, which champions trailblazing members of the Aapi community and the transformative contributions to entertainment, fashion, lifestyle, technology, business, social activism and politics from the past year.

Among the honorees on the film and TV side are Golden Globe-winning Killing Eve actress Sandra Oh, comedian and Patriot Act host Hasan Minhaj as well as Crazy Rich Asians‘ Awkwafina and Jon M. Chu. Emmy winning The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story actor Darren Criss also made the list along with master of tidying up and TV show host Marie Kondo
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Insights: Zayonara, Zuck! It’s Time For A New Facebook CEO

In every startup, there comes a time where the people who founded the company need to move aside for a new class of operators better suited for the challenges of another stage in corporate development. Some of the biggest messes in Silicon Valley were created when founders stuck around too long, and right now, it sure looks like we can add Facebook to the list.

But for examples of previous tardy departures, think Yahoo’s Jerry Yang. He, infamously, came back to “save” Yahoo, stifling a $44.6 billion Microsoft offer in 2008, while intimating the company was worth much more. In fact, it kind of was, but that had nothing to do with Yahoo’s core assets. An early investment in Alibaba turned into a 24% stake in one of China’s largest companies. It also shared a stake with Softbank in Yahoo Japan.

But under Yang’s and then Marissa Mayer’s leadership,
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