DATO’ NELLSEN YOUNG
Dato’ Nellsen Young is an entrepreneur, and holding Directorship in several companies in the United States, Malaysia and Indonesia. He was appointed as the Ambassador of Tourism and Culture by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia in February 2019. Dato’ Nellsen is also the Founder and President of ASEAN People’s Association (ASEAN PAC) – Los Angeles. In September 2016, The ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia granted its approval to ASEAN PAC, aims to promote ASEAN diverse cultures, traditions, arts and its people-to people’s interaction. Mr. Young strives to bring the finest identity of ASEAN across the United States and has been devoting his time to initiate the first culturally based ASEAN center in the Los Angeles. Using his deep understanding of Southeast Asia and his widespread language skills, he has forged stable relations with ASEAN communities, Consul Generals and Ambassadors of each ASEAN member state in California and Washington D.C. In addition to that, Young constantly interacts with the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, American politicians, and major ASEAN and Chinese media outlets in California. Nellsen has an extensive marketing and community outreach background. He worked for the largest Chinese media network in California. In January 2015, Nellsen founded Inspire NUSA, Inc., which ventures into marketing, event planning, entertainment, education and vacation planning. He spearheaded the first ASEAN Fest in June 2016 that celebrated the vast and unique culture and arts of each ASEAN member state. Endorsed and supported by the ASEAN Secretariat and all Consulate Generals of the 10 ASEAN member states, ASEAN Fest 2016 was the first of its kind to be ever held in the United States.