Co-Chair

Akiko Mikumo, co-chair, '78 Asian Studies

Retired Senior Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Akiko Mikumo is a retired senior partner of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, a global law firm headquartered in New York that she joined as an associate in 1982. She served on the firm’s management committee for 12 years, as Asia managing partner for 10 years, and as a senior mergers and acquisitions partner in their New York, London, and Hong Kong offices. In addition, she was founding partner of the Hong Kong office. She is recognized as one of the leading mergers and acquisitions lawyers by various publications. After retiring at the end of 2017, Ms. Mikumo was a fellow at...

H. Michael “Mike” Williams, co-chair, ’82 Economics

Former Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, University of California, Berkeley

Mike Williams was director of Intercollegiate Athletics at Berkeley from 2014 to 2018, overseeing $1 billion in sports facilities and the 1,200 members of the Cal Athletics community that includes coaches, staff, and student athletes. During his tenure as director, Cal won 11 team national championships and 21 Olympic medals. Mr. Williams began his career at Data Resources, Inc. and also worked at Bank of America. He joined Barclays Global Investors in 1993 and left the company in 2009 as vice chair of Capital Markets. He is a former trustee and vice chair of the UC...