Our-Knowledge Asia's Consultants
Boom San Agustin
Managing Partner & Sales Management Consultant of Our-Knowledge Asia
Boom is an Entrepreneur and a Business Consultant for Philippines-based Start-ups and SMEs. Through Our-Knowledge Asia, he has helped Filipinos and foreigners who needed to set-up and/or develop their businesses in the Philippines by providing numerous services, like creating business plans, conducting competitor audits, providing agency services, and more.
Boom is one of the main proponents in the creation, development and implementation of the B.E.S.T. Workshop; which has been gaining popularity among seasoned and would-be entrepreneurs.
Boom also hosts the “SME Forum,” a TV Talk-Show on Entrepreneurship and doing business in the Philippines. The show airs on the Global News Network (GNN). Being an entrepreneur of note, he has also been featured in the 2012 edition of the Entrep-Planner.
Furthermore, Boom is a professional and decorated Motivational Speaker, Trainer and Writer; having written many articles on business in foreign and local online publications like, “This is Money,” “BBC Weekly,” “The Big NM” and “Euro Business Weekly” and won several (Toastmasters) public speaking contests. As such, he has been asked to speak in several Entrepreneurial events hosted by GoNegosyo, KaEntrep, JCI Manila (Entrep Summit) and more.
As a trainer, Boom has conducted training seminars in some of the top organizations in the country, including the US Embassy, BayanTel, PLDT, San Miguel Brewery, Metrobank, Emerson, Accenture and CB Richard Ellis.
View Boom's LINKEDIN profile here: Boom San Agustin
Helen San Agustin
Operations Manager of Our-Knowledge Asia
Not only does Helen handle the day-to-day operations of Our-Knowledge Asia, she is also the lead consultant in one of the company's biggest rehabilitation projects; the Grupo Mateo Pilipinas Investors Association rehab program. Helen also co-produces and manages the operations of our TV show, the SME Forum on GNN.
Her top priority is "getting things done"; and this sometimes comes across as arrogance. However, if you're not on the receiving end of it, you'll appreciate her passion and zeal for making sure that the things you need are there when you need them. She may be a fighter, but she's your fighter!
There isn't a project too tough for her to crack; and when the chips are down, you'll be glad that that she's on your side.
View Helen's LINKEDIN profile here: Helen San Agustin
Credit Risk and Entrepreneurship Consultant
Raf is highly specialized and qualified in coaching and advising start-ups and family-owned businesses. Aside from his consulting work, Raf, a Belgian citizen who has been living in the Philippines for 3 years now, also develops seminars and workshops on entrepreneurship, leadership , “export-readiness” of SME’s and financial literacy for entrepreneurs.
Through his career of nearly 30 years as an international banker and credit-risk specialist, Raf has held management positions with major banks in Belgium, France and Congo (Africa).
Raf was also a decorated lecturer at Syntra, School of Entrepreneurship in Brussels (Belgium), where he taught financial management, business development, business plan development and corporate law.
View Raf's LINKEDIN profile here: Raf Vlummens
Technical Communication and SEO Consultant
Rhona may be young, but don't let that fool you. She owns her own company and has helped many people get their websites to the first page in a Google or Yahoo search.
Though her passion is still Human Resources, Rhona seems to have found her niche in creating online articles, technical communication (creating company and instructional manuals, and other forms of communication), and search engine optimization (SEO).
Rhona is a gifted writer, copywriter and editor; and once you've worked with her, you will find that her work ethic is second to none. Give her a deadline and she'll get your work done before it.Give her a mile to walk and she'll give you two.
View Rhona's LINKEDIN profile here: Rhonadale Florentino
E-Commerce (eBay, PayPal, Payoneer and EON) Consultant
Eireen is recognized by online E-commerce giants, eBay and PayPal, as an exemplary E-Commerce Education Specialist for Southeast Asia. She has also been recommended by Jim Griffith, the Dean of eBay University in the U.S. as an eBay Education Specialist for worldwide online trading in the Philippines and has been endorsed by both PayPal and UnionBank for E-Commerce and E-Learning.
Ten years ago, Eireen’s husband bought truckloads of antique soda bottles and auctioned them off and sold some on eBay for three times their worth. That started Eireen’s passion for eBay, selling collectibles, antiquities, art, etc. all over the world. Within a year, they became an eBay Power Seller.
She and her husband currently have over 3,000 items on five stores on eBay – Ratratan Valley Fashion (apparels), Dekada Arts Philippines (art), Dekada Collectibles (collectibles and memorabilia), Dekada Music (music) and Maria Makiling (portraitures and musical instruments). She also runs eBay stores for other businesses. Eireen also organized www.sendmaillogistic.com, which is an affiliation of eBay Power Sellers and top-rated online merchants in the Philippines.
Eireen holds regular workshops teaching other people how to do business online. She has developed a successful online learning program for E-Commerce, allowing her to teach people not only in Metro Manila or in other parts of the Philippines but also in other countries like Dubai, Australia, Canada, and the U.S.
View Eireen's LINKEDIN profile here: Eireen Diokno Bernardo