Preface Ai, C. K. Alker, Pauline Lo Arai, Rioichiro (Ryoichiro) Aratani, George Asera, Larry Ayer, Ramani Bajaj, Kavelle R. Banatao, Dado Bhatia, Sabeer Bose, Amar Campbell, Phyllis Chan, F. Chow Chen, Roger H. Cherng, Andrew Chu, David Chu, James Chun, Ellery J. Clemente, Lilia Cole, Donna Fujimoto Do, Yen Ngoc Domoto, Kanetaro Flores, Eddie, Jr. Flores, Pedro Friedman, Fritz Gin, Sue Ling Gupta, Rajaj Gupta, Vinita Harrison, Supenn Hayes, Helen Young Ho, Chinn Hong, Benjamin B. Huang, Mercedes del Rosario Hwang, Rose Isaki, Paul Iwamoto, Robert, Jr. Jao, Frank Jimenez, Josephine Jung, Andrea Kim, Charles Kim, James J. Kim, Jeong H. Kim, Kija Kim, Steve Y. Kodani, Gennosuke Krishnan, Lata La, Tri Lam, David K. Lau, Joanna Lee, Chris Lee, David S. Lee, Lilly V. Lee, Noel Lewis, Loida Nicolas Liang, Christine Lung, Chin Mehta, Sonny Merchant, Ismail Mow, William Nagumo, Shoji Nakasone, Robert Natori, Josie Ng, Kim Ngan, Win Chuai Ngoy, Ted Nguyen, Sean Nishimura, Ko Nooyi, Indra K. Oki, Scott D. Ow, George, Jr. Pagkalinawan, Cecilia Phung, Doan Lien Qureshey, Safi U. Sassa, Scott M. Schilling, Leslie Tang Shin, Charlie Shoong, Joe Sie, John J. Sugahara, Kay Tanimura, George Tellez, Cora M. Tokioka, Masayuki Tran, David Tran, David Du Tsai, Gerald Tu, John Wang, An Wang, Don J. Wang, Vera Wo, Yick Woo, Charlie Yamagata, Elaine Yamauchi, Tsuru Yang, Janet Yang, Jerry Young, Shirley Yuen, Henry Appendix: Distinguished Asian American Business Leaders Arranged by Field Index
Presents biographies of 96 important Asian American businessmen and women from the late 19th century to the present.
NAOMI HIRAHARA is an independent writer and editor./eA past recipient of a California Community Foundation's Brody Arts Award, she was the English section editor of The Rafu Shimpo, a Japanese American daily newspaper in Los Angeles and a Milton Center Fellow in creative writing at Newman University in Wichita, Kansas. Hirahara is the author of An American Son: The Story of George Aratani, Founder of Mikasa and Kenwood. Her unpublished novel Summer of the Big Bachi was a finalist for Barbara Kingsolver's Bellwether Prize in 2000. She received her degree in international relations from Stanford University and studied at the Inter-University Center for Advanced Language Studies in Tokyo.
?[t]his will be a useful source for indentifying American entrepreneurs with Asian backgrounds. Recommended for high-school, public, and academic libraries.?-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin