Anaheim University is excited to announce that we will be hosting Discovery Networks Asia Pacific Head of Production Vikram Channa on Friday, August 13th from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm California time.   All Anaheim University students and alumni are invited to join us for this special event. Please RSVP by clicking the link below and we can send you the access information for the session. Please also review the bio below and bring your questions for this special Q&A session.   

Vikram Channa, MBA, MA, Master's in Film & Television Production
Discovery Networks Asia Pacific Head of Production
Vikram ChannaVikram Channa serves as Associate Dean of the Anaheim University Akira Kurosawa School of Film. Vikram, who in addition to having a Master's in Film and Television Production and a Master's in History, earned his MBA from the University of Chicago and brings strategic thinking to the film set and innovation to the classroom. At Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific, he is responsible for the production of all original Discovery content out of Asia-Pacific. Based in Singapore, he works closely with Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific’s (DNAP) senior management and country heads to provide editorial direction. Vikram and his team produce approximately 100 hours of programming every year across DNAP’s portfolio of eight channel brands. Vikram first joined Discovery in 1995. He has taken on various roles within the company from on-air promotions to programming and production. Together with his team, he executive produced over 500 documentaries, several of which garnered accolades at events such as the Asia Television Awards, New York Festival, Omni Intermedia, and the Academy Awards. Vikram began his working career in India as an independent producer of short films.

Donald Nordeng graduated from Anaheim University’s Master of Business Administration degree program in Global Sustainable Management in 2010. During this time, he was the Managing Director for Ecocert Japan Ltd., the largest sustainable development carrier in the world. Nordeng later moved with his family to New Zealand to take on the role of Chief Executive Officer of BioGro New Zealand Ltd. and Deputy Chair of the Organic Exporters Association of New Zealand. He is now recognized as an expert authority in helping companies refine and grow their business organically. Fast forward: Nordeng is now sharing his expertise in organic certification in his self-published book, Organic to the Core: Transform Your Business with the 6 Principles of Organic Certification. He recently launched a website at


Anaheim University Supports the 2021 California Youth Leadership Summit

Anaheim University is proud to be a sponsor of the 2021 California Youth Leadership Summit. presented by Sister Cities International.  This online event will be led by youth and young professionals for youth and young professionals. The theme of this event is Peace, Kindness & Cooperation, and will include panel topics selected by youth on 
  • Climate Change & Sustainability
  • World Peace & Cooperation
  • Racial Equality & Gender Equity
  • Coping with the Pandemic
The online event will take place on February 6, 2021 at 2:00 PM California time.  Please visit to register for the event.  
Founded by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956, Sister Cities International is a nonpartisan 501(c)(3) nonprofit which serves as the national membership organization for individual sister cities, counties, and states across the United States. This network unites tens of thousands of citizen diplomats and volunteers in nearly 500 member communities with over 2,000 partnerships in more than 140 countries.  
For more information about Sister Cities International, please visit
Anaheim University looks forward to seeing you at the 2021 California Youth Leadership Summit!