Martin Soong is co-anchor of CNBC Asia's "Squawk Box ," the network's flagship morning program. CNBC Asia's "Squawk Box " is fast-paced, with its signature free-flowing debate. The show sets the news agenda in the region every Asian trading day.
Part of the CNBC Asia team since 1993, Soong is one of the founding anchors of the network, and has played a key role in helping shape its identity and development.
An 18-year broadcast veteran, Soong has dominated business television in Asia for more than a decade. He covered the Asian financial crisis, and has also reported widely, from APEC and ASEAN summits, to post-conflict zones like East Timor.
Soong has conducted countless interviews with top business leaders, including Bill Gates, Jeff Immelt, Rex Tillerson, and Carol Bartz, as well as government and political leaders like Timothy Geithner, Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva, and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak.
Soong speaks regularly at major events including the World Economic Forum.
He is the only 6-time winner of the Asian Television Awards for Best News Anchor, Voted by industry peers.