Speakers, Performers and Panelists

V3con features an array of distinguished and exciting speakers! Check out who spoke last year below and check back for 2016 updates!

Ali Wong


Amara Aguilar

USC - Advisor

Amna Nawaz

NBC News - Asian America Managing Editor

Andrew Ti

Yo, Is This Racist?

Anh Do

Los Angeles Times - Journalist

Ann Friedman

Call Your Girlfriend (Co-host)

Bernard Chang


Clayton Yeung

Director of Community Alliances, Events & Engagement

David Ono

ABC7 Eyewitness - News Anchor

Frances Kai-Hwa Wang

NBC Asian America

Frank Buckley

KTLA Morning News - Co-Anchor

Gadi Schwartz

NBC4 Southern California

Grace Hwang Lynch

BlogHer - News & Politics Editor

Hrant Bedikian

A & A - Accounting Owner

Jeanne Mau

CBS Diversity - Vice President

Jessica Kellett

Southern California Edison

Jinsoo An

Deutsch - Experience Designer

Jocelyn “Joz” Wang

8Asians.com (Editor-in-chief/CEO)

Joe Zee

Yahoo Style Editor in Chief & Executive Creative Officer

Keith Chow

The Nerds of Color - Founder/editor-in-chief

Krisha Paz

AARP Studios - Project coordinator

Lia Haberman

Director of Audience Development

Lily Mihalik

Los Angeles Times - Designer

Maya Sugarman

KPCC - Photo/video journalist

Meena Thiruvengadam

Yahoo Finance - Writer and editor

Patrisse Cullors


Phil Yu

Angry Asian Man

Randall Park

'Fresh Off The Boat'

riKu Matsuda

Senior Intergroup Relations Specialist

Sonia Smith-Kang

Mixed Up Clothing, Inc.

Steve Padilla

Los Angeles Times - Assistant national editor

Suevon Lee

KoreAm Journal (Editor-in-chief)

Tanzila Ahmed

#GoodMuslimBadMuslim podcast

Tom Huang

The Dallas Morning News