Fred Teng is president of the America China Public Affairs Institute (ACPAI). He also serves as the senior U.S. representative of the China-United States Exchange Foundation; an Executive Council member of the Center for China and Globalization; a visiting professor of Sichuan University; and a member of the Hong Kong Cyberport Advisory Board. He is a fellow of the Foreign Policy Association, a member of the EastWest Institute’s Board of Councilors; a member of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations; and a Centennial Society member of the Economic Club of New York. Most recently, Mr. Teng was elected as an independent Board member of USA Badminton, the national governing body for the sport of badminton in the United States.
Mr. Teng served as the chief executive officer of NewsChina magazine, a publication he launched worldwide on newsstands and digitally online. Mr. Teng has served as senior management in the financial services, telecommunications, technology and media industries. He served as senior vice president of Multicultural Radio Broadcasting and general manager of Sino Television. Mr. Teng was in charge of multi-cultural marketing communications and public relations at AT&T’s International Consumer Long Distance division. At Oppenheimer & Co., he launched the firm’s service into Asia. At Merrill Lynch, he coordinated new financial products and services.
Mr. Teng has served in many leadership roles with non-governmental organizations, including as the chairman of the largest public television, WNET/Thirteen’s New York Community Advisory Board; chairman of the Hong Kong Association of New York; president of the Asian Financial Society; president of the Chinese American Planning Council; co-chairman of the President’s Council of the China Institute in America; president of the Organization of Chinese Americans; vice chairman of the National Asian Pacific Center on Aging; and the Capital Campaign chairman for the New York City Chinatown YMCA.