ichard Lui has more than 30 years in television, technology, and business--often addressing Fortune 500 and Silicon Valley firms as a thought leader in media, marketing, and storytelling. Lui is a veteran journalist and news anchor for MSNBC, NBC News and CNN Worldwide (ex). In 2007 Lui became the first Asian American male to anchor a daily national news broadcast in the U.S. He has launched six technology brands over three business cycles, most recently with an artificial intelligence company in Silicon Valley. While at Citibank, he co-developed a fintech payment process from which he holds a patent.
Lui is ranked globally in the top 1% of social media users by Twitter Counter. Business Insider named Lui one of 21 careers to watch alongside Warren Buffett and Sheryl Sandberg. In addition to team Emmy and Peabody awards, he has received the Multicultural Media Correspondents Dinner Award at the National Press Club, the National Education Association's Human and Civil Rights Award, and AAJC Courage Award. Lui is a policy fellow at the University of California, Riverside, UN Women Spokesperson, U.S. State Department traveling speaker, and ambassador for gender equality and human trafficking NGOs.