NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 15th annual Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Awards Dinner Gala will be held on June 16th at Cipriani, 55 Wall Street in Manhattan. This year the top Pinnacle Awardees are:
- Thai Lee, President and CEO of SHI International Corp.(SHI)
- Lisa Su, President and Chief Executive Officer of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)
The Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award (www.outstanding50award.com) honors Asian Americans who represent various ethnicities from China, India, South Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Thailand, Japan, and other Asian countries. This gala not only provides Asian-American business leaders a platform for communication and collaboration, but also serves as a 22-year milestone for the Asian American Business Development Center (AABDC).
John Wang, president of AABDC:"The award honors individuals and serves to encourage the development of talent and leadership of Asian Americans.” The evening’s Keynote speaker is Jon Spector, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Conference Board, Inc.
Event Sponsors: The Venetian, Aetna, AMD, Colgate Palmolive, Con Edison, JP Morgan Chase, Morgan Stanley and SHI International.
The Asian American Business Development Center, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization established in 1994. It assists Asian American businesses in strengthening their capacity to compete in the mainstream market, to expand business opportunities and to promote recognition of Asian American businesses' contributions to the general economy. To learn more about AABDC please visit: www.aabdc.com
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) is an American multi-national semi-conductor company based in Sunnyvale, California, that develops computer processors and related technologies for business and consumer markets. For more than 45 years AMD has driven innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies. Hundreds of millions of consumers, fortune 500 businesses, and scientific research facilities around the world rely on AMD technology daily to improve how they live, work, and play.
SHI International Corp (SHI):
With projected 2016 revenue of $7.5 billion, SHI is one of the largest privately owned technology companies in North America. Over the past 26 years, SHI achieved its growth 100% organically, without merger or acquisition, and without taking on a debt. SHI provides IT procurement, IT deployment, asset management and cloud computing solutions to tens of thousands of organizations around the world.