Erika Cheung

Executive Director
at Ethics in Entrepreneurship
Erika Cheung was one of the key whistleblowers in the Theranos scandal that stopped the company from processing thousands of patients samples with faulty technology. The story has been covered in the book Bad Blood, 60 minutes, ABC’s Dropout, and the HBO documentary The Inventor: Out for Blood in the Silicon Valley. After working for biotechnology companies, she committed herself to grow the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Hong Kong and throughout Asia. She helped launch Betatron, a startup accelerator based in Hong Kong investing in early-stage companies. She is also an advisor for a number of VC firms helping biotech and healthcare companies in emerging markets. She is now the co-founder and executive director of Ethics in Entrepreneurship a non-profit with the mission of leveraging a stakeholder-led approach to improve the ethics, culture, practices, and outcomes of startups by providing them with practical knowledge, resources, and networks.