Communicator. Innovator. Connector.
Angie is Founder, CEO, and Editor-in-Chief of Forkast.News, a global digital media platform that covers the transformative impact of blockchain technology on all sectors. She is also a senior media advisor at Burson Cohn and Wolfe, a global communications and public relations firm.
As an award-winning global journalist and business thought leader based in Asia’s most dynamic business hub Hong Kong, Angie is best known as one of Bloomberg Television’s key anchors. Her show “First Up with Angie Lau” was the most watched morning business show in the region that reached 350 million viewers around the world, her show broadcast live across Asia, Europe, and the U.S.
Angie is a sought-after speaker on leadership, communications and the future of business. Her TEDx Talk “I Am Not Supposed to Be Here” was turned into a TED Ed Lesson for its global audience of 6.7 million followers.
Angie has helped inspire leaders and worked with executives at Marriott International, UBS, The Women’s Foundation, Women Directorship Program, and other multinationals..
As a moderator and emcee, Angie has helped navigate important conversations for organizations like PricewaterhouseCoopers, Credit Suisse, Bloomberg’s Most Influential Summit, GREAT, and Asian Development Bank’s GMS Business Summit with heads of states from six ASEAN nations.
She has media trained and helped framed strategic communications for high-level executives from Walmart, UBS, Li Ka Shing Foundation, Fresco Capital, Lane Crawford, Antler, and others.
As a leader, Angie served two terms as President of the AAJA Asia Chapter, the biggest chapter in the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA). During her tenure, she raised the profile of the organization and professionalized its New.Now.Next Media Conference closing in on a decade, bringing in sponsors and corporate donors including Cathay Pacific, Swire, Google, DFS, Walmart, Estee Lauder, and others.
Deeply connected in business, Angie is a director on the Executive Committee Canadian Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong, comprised of senior executives and industry experts from the Canadian and Hong Kong business communities.
She is a past Correspondent Board Governor at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Hong Kong, and she serves on advisory board for the Journalism and Media Studies Center at Hong Kong University.