Paul Cheung leads The Center for Public Integrity to call the powerful to account, expose systems of inequality and equip the public with knowledge to drive change. Public Integrity is one of the oldest and most diverse investigative nonprofit news organizations in America. Their reporting has led to hundreds of law and policy changes and forced federal and state governments to release information critical to the public interest.
Previously, Cheung managed a $50 million dollar investment portfolio at the Knight Foundation to scale AI, business sustainability solutions, and mitigating misinformation. Cheung has 20 years of experience in leading digital transformation at media outlets including NBC News Digital, The Associated Press, The Miami Herald, and The Wall Street Journal.
Cheung serves on the boards of Center for Disaster Philanthropy and News Leaders Association. He is a Council member of University of Florida’s Consortium on Trust in Media and Technology and co-leads the Asian American Journalists Association’s executive leadership program in US and Asia. Cheung is a graduate of the 2016 Punch Sulzberger Executive Leadership program at Columbia University and an alumnus of New York University.