Washington Governor Gary Locke has earned his place as the leading Asian American politician of national stature.
Two onetime Berkeley engineering
honors students find high ratings and profits as founders of Hotornot.com, the
internet's leading photo-rating site.
Imagemakers These 12 iconoclasts add a welcome new
dimension to today's image of Asians in American society.
Voice of Fusion TV Chef Ming Tsai whets appetites by serving up a nouvelle blend of east-west platters and all-American patter.
Four new MBAs launch mtogo to dial in the promise of cellular commerce by tapping the Asian ringtone craze.
Laser Super-Cooler Nobel Laureate
Steven Chu used six lasers to harness the quantum properties of atoms
for hot new technologies.
10 Asian Americans who
pushed personal computing to the leading edge of civilization.
Rhodes to Rio Chino With his Robot
Stories filmmaker Greg Pak brings a fresh approach to examining the
relationships among human beings.
Comedy's Southern Squire Henry Cho
goes outside conventional Asian American comedy to create a unique
brand of all-American humor.
Wi-Fi's Earlybirds Victor and Janie
Tsao took a gamble on next-generation Wi-Fi to earn a $500-million
Internet's Jolly Grin Giant
Yahoo's Jerry Yang has become Moby Dick to Bill
Gates's Captain Ahab.
Artist of the Floating World Chang-rae
Lee distills pale wine from the scarcely suspected agonies of the
Pop's Unscented Voice Michelle Branch
is a breath of fresh air in an hypersexualized girl-pop scene.
Microsoft Pioneer Scott Oki was the
marketing pioneer who took a struggling Microsoft global.
Titan of Temps John Chuang
tapped Mac enthusiasts to leverage a tiny campus printshop into a
global consulting giant.
The Savior Joana Lau applies youthful
energy and MBA smarts to save an old-line defense contractor.
Vision Quest A young
Taiwanese immigrant overcame a disastrous setback to build today's
leading independent monitor brand.