Paul Cheung leads The Center for Public Integrity as CEO to reverse the causes and effects of inequality by using investigative reporting to hold powerful systems and interests accountable. Previously, Cheung managed a $50 million dollar investment portfolio at the Knight Foundation. His key investment areas include scaling AI, business sustainability solutions, and mitigating misinformation.
Cheung has 20 years of experience in leading digital transformation — pioneering artificial intelligence, VR/AR and digital training initiatives. He led cross functional teams of journalists, technologists, data-scientists and designers, at media outlets including NBC News Digital, The Associated Press, The Miami Herald, and The Wall Street Journal.
Cheung currently serves on the board of First Draft News, a nonprofit to protect communities from harmful misinformation and News Leaders Association, a nonprofit to empower journalists to lead and transform the news industry. He was the president for the Asian American Journalists Association. Cheung is a graduate of the 2016 Punch Sulzberger Executive Leadership program at Columbia University and an alumnus of New York University.
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