RJ is the co-founder of Mercato Centrale – the biggest night food market and food business incubator hub – in the Philippines and EnterPH – a consultancy firm that helps foreign businesses expand their operations to the Philippines.
He is an anchor for Bloomberg TV Philippines where he hosts ‘Bright Ideas’ – a show that features start-up companies, and is one of the hosts of ANC’s Philippine Realty TV. He is an entrepreneur mentor and frequent host for the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship (GoNegosyo). A sought after professional emcee and inspirational speaker, RJ is a two-time awardee for Best Male Emcee at the Aliw Awards.
He is also the best-selling author of six books and a two-time National Book Awards Finalist. RJ serves as the Honorary Consul of Monaco to the Philippines and holds a Masters Degree in Real Estate Development from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.