Speaker Spotlight

Andrew Yang

Andrew Yang is an American entrepreneur and attorney, and the founder of Humanity Forward, a non-profit dedicated to furthering the ideas of universal basic income, human-centered capitalism, and data as a property right. The son of two Taiwanese immigrants, Yang grew up in New York and found success in the business world, where he founded Venture For America and provided a path for recent college graduates to use their entrepreneurial spirit to enact change. Yang ran for President in 2020 and was named “The Internet’s Favorite Candidate” by the New York Times, and continues to work with organizations that uphold the beliefs expressed by his campaign. He is also the host of Yang Speaks, where he shares his ideas on moving the country forward and speaks with leaders in tech, sports, entertainment, and politics.