Category Archives: Filipino Entrepreneur

Alfredo Yao:Ready to Drink Zest

Alfredo Macam Yao, 64, also known as “Mr. Zest-O”, established a record of excellence in diversified fields of business. He began in the printing business before moving on to packaging, food and beverage manufacturing, chemicals, toiletries, real-estate development and banking. … Continue reading

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Feliciano Juarez: Making good copy through cash economy

Feliciano Juarez (was born on May 19, 1958 at Tacurong, Sultan Kudarat) is the President and founder of Copylandia Office Systems Corporation, the leading provider of advanced copying and printing solutions in the Philippines. Feliciano is the second of the … Continue reading

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Orlando Vea: Co-founder Smart Communications

One of the reason why almost every Filipino owns a handheld phone is because of Orlando Vea, one of the founders of Smart Communications. A shining example of a successful businessman, Vea turned not only a single product into gold, … Continue reading

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Ralph Colet: Firefighting Equipment Engineer

A Filipino engineer has been building custom-made airport rescue vehicles for nearly 30 years now. Pinoy engineer Ralph Colet’s vehicles are fast, sturdy and built to save airplanes and lives. Colet said the passion started as a young child playing … Continue reading

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Josie Natori: Conquers the Undershirt Fashion Industry

Josie Natori didn’t set out to revolutionize the lingerie industry. She might easily have ended up with another business: McDonald’s franchises (“They wouldn’t let me open in Manhattan,” Natori recalls) or antique furniture reproduction (“The chairs weighed more than I … Continue reading

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Heny Sison: MasterBaker

Heny Sison, the country’s premier cake designer and pastry chef, probably did not forsee her success in the field when she started out in her work. She was once an economic researcher and finance analyst, and only later found herself … Continue reading

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Lloyd Luna: Motivational Speaker

A motivational speaker can inspire many to achieve their goals. But what is it in turn that motivates them? Author and motivational speaker Lloyd Luna came from humble beginnings but he has gone a long way from the days when … Continue reading

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