Ramon is passionate about helping small business entrepreneurs grow their businesses.
He is Publisher of Smart Hustle Magazine and Small Business Evangelist, Infusionsoft. He frequently blogs about tech at SmallBizTechnology.
Ramon is an entrepreneuer (started 4 companies and sold one), best selling author, journalist , event producer, speaker and event host. Ramon’s third book is Amazon.com best seller “Facebook Guide to Small Business Marketing”. Ramon has shared the stage with Seth Godin, Daymond John, Guy Kawasaki, Simon Sinek, JJ Ramberg, Peter Shankman and other celebrity entrepreneurs. Ramon interviewed President Obama in the President’s first live Google Hangout.
Ramon is not just an ivory tower geek, but as a former technology consultant has hands on experience in a variety of technologies including social media, mobile computing, computer networks, online software and more. Ramon’s expertise is technology, marketing and sales (personal branding, networking, business growth).
Over his extensive career Ramon has written thousands of articles, spoken to thousands of business owners and impacted hundreds of thousands of small businesses to help their businesses thrive, using technology. Invite Ramon to speak at your next event.
WARNING: Ramon is NOT a comedian – but his audiences laugh. Ramon is NOT a law enforcement officer – but he is a graduate of the FBI Citizens Academy. Ramon does not work for Sesame Street – but he loves to do puppet shows in developing countries. Ramon is not a preacher – but he is a marketing & technology evangelist. Ramon is not a diplomat, but he worked for over 10 years at the United Nations.
DETAILS ABOUT RAMON
Ramon loves to mentor. He not only “gives back” but gives. Ramon’s been blessed to mentor through organizations including, The Future Project, Project Enterprise, Year Up and Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE. ). He’s also been so blessed to be in the life of his friend, entertainer and tap dancer Josh Johnson. Finally and of most importance, is his life long journey to mentor his awesome and precious children.
As a journalist and writer…
Ramon has written thousands of articles (product reviews, interviews and more) about technology for small businesses.
His work appears in Smallbiztechnology and also USA Today, PC World, Allbusiness.com, Entrepreneur, Inc. OPEN Forum, Cnet, Black Enterprise, New York Enterprise Report, Black Enterprise Magazine, CNet, Var Business, TechTarget, Entrepreneur.com, Small Business Resources and others. He has also written for companies including Wells Fargo small business resource section, Concur’s Tripit Blog, Dun and Bradstreet Credibility Corp, Microsoft, FileMaker, and Everest. As an expert, analyst and market observer,
As a media pundit and analyst…
He is often quoted in the media, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, Entrepreneur Magazine, Inc. Magazine, WCBS Radio, Crains New York, National Federal of Independent Business, Small Business Advocate Radio Show, Wells Fargo Small Business Roundup, Tech Talk with Craig Peterson and Smart Money. Ramon is a speaker, whose audiences routinely use the words informative, energized, great, funny, “it rocked”, when describing the content and style of Ramon’s speaking.
As an event producer…
The events Ramon has produced includes the Small Business Summit and Small Business Influencer Awards, Small Business Technology Tour and Small Biz Big Things.
As a global speaker…
Ramon has spoken at eAruba (in Aruba), SXSW, New Media Expo (BlogWorld), Inc 500, OPEN Forum at CES with Guy Kawasaki, Black Enterprise Entrepreneur’s Summit, SCORE eBusiness Now, Symantec Word Wide Sales and Marketing Conference, NY Daily News Small Biz Big Impact Conference 2010, New York Entrepreneur Week, Biz Tech Day, NY XPO, HP Business Matchmaking event, Infusionsoft User’s Conference, Capterra Software Marketers Conference, United States Small Business Administration “Strategies for Succeeding in Business”, PC Expo, Internet World, American Woman’s Economic Development Corporation, Business Development Institute, SMB Nation and many other events.
More about Ramon…
Ramon also educates big companies in better reaching small businesses and has been engaged by Verizon Wireless, Symantec and other companies to invigorate and educate their sales teams. As a technology evangelist, Ramon has done a variety of interesting and cool things this includes hosting Intuit‘s, “Who Wants To Be A Billionaire” contest with Startup America at SXSW 2012, serving as a judge in Vertical Response’s Teen Tycoon Contest 2012, special guest expert on Tech Essentials with Jane Applegate and speaking with President Obama in the first Google Plus Hangout and so much more.