Angie Lau is Editor-in-Chief, CEO, and Founder of Forkast.News — a digital media platform based in Asia covering blockchain and emerging technology at the intersection of business, economy, and politics. She is an award-winning veteran journalist who interviews newsmakers, CEOs, and icons, including the exclusive with Li Ka-shing — his first television one-on-one in more than a decade. Angie is a respected speaker leading conversations on the regulatory and economic impact of emerging technology and has spoken at conferences around the world, including the Forbes Summit, OECD’s Global Blockchain Policy Summit, Paris Blockchain Week Summit, Singapore Blockchain Week, and many others.
Before founding Forkast in July 2018, Angie anchored Bloomberg TV’s flagship morning show “First Up with Angie Lau” broadcast globally into 350 million homes, offices and trading floors. Angie’s TED Talk “I Am Not Supposed to Be Here” is now a TED Ed Lesson for its global audience of 6.7 million followers.
Angie is a director on the Executive Committee Canadian Chamber of Commerce of Hong Kong, and is a former two-term President and now senior board member of Asian American Journalists Association Asia Chapter. She is a valued past Correspondent Board Governor at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Hong Kong, and also serves on the advisory board for Journalism Media Studies Centre at the University of Hong Kong.