Francis Cheung

Francis Cheung

Francis Cheung

President, Asian American Professional Association

Francis Cheung is President of AAPA (Asian American Professional Association) and a retired technology executive. He has a deep passion for developing leaders and has been an advocate for the advancement of Asian American professionals. He served as Co-Chair of Asian Leadership Network at Bank of America and as a long-time board member of AAPA. He has over 35 years of technology management experience in Financial Services, Entertainment, Oil Services and Engineering/ Construction. He held technology management positions at Bank of America, American President Lines, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Halliburton Company and Brown & Root.

Mr. Cheung was Senior Vice President for Bank of America, where he was responsible for infrastructure demand management, including forecast, capacity and performance management of infrastructure resources until 2015. Prior to joining Bank of America, he was Director, Technical Services, and later as Director, Technology Planning through 2005 before he moved to Oakland, CA and led the program management function as Director, Program Management Office. He continued his innovation of bringing emerging technologies such as digital content management and distribution/infrastructure best practices to improve business position and cost effectiveness. His retirement is a new chapter of his life where he dedicates his passion and experience to focus on meaningful causes.