Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

The Dots is a series of intimate and honest conversations hosted by digital strategist, speaker and entrepreneur Kathleen Buczko. Kathleen interviews artists, community leaders, entrepreneurs, and changemakers who talk about how they connect the dots and bring things together for their communities, companies and themselves for a better life.

Oct 24, 2017

As president of the World Trade Center Los Angeles, Stephen Cheung is charged with promoting local businesses overseas and attracting foreign investment to Los Angeles. Stephen is also a trained social worker with a passion for helping domestic violence survivors.

Stephen Cheung was appointed president of World Trade Center Los Angeles in 2015. Previously, Cheung was the Secretary General of Foreign Affairs and Trade for Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, and was responsible for managing policies and programs related to Port of Los Angeles, Los Angeles World Airports, International Affairs and Global Trade. Concurrently, Cheung was the Director of International Trade for the Port of Los Angeles.

Prior to that, Cheung served as Managing Director of International Trade and Clean Technology for City of Los Angeles and served as the City’s lead organizer for the historic visit to Los Angeles by Chinese President, Xi Jinping in 2012.

Cheung holds a Bachelor’s in Psychobiology and Master’s in Social Welfare from UCLA. Cheung is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.

Please rate us on iTunes and check out our Facebook page You can Tweet at us at @thedotspodcast or visit our Instagram at @thedotspodcast