Anton Diaz worked for the biggest multinational company in the Philippines for 12+ years, straight out of college, before becoming a full-time Online Entrepreneur. He was the Chief Information Officer of Procter & Gamble Philippines when he finally quit his day job and decided to take his blog, Our Awesome Planet, to the next level in 2008.
OurAwesomePlanet.com, which Anton started in 2005, is the number #1 food and travel media in the Philippines with millions of followers and readers, and is still organically growing. His advocacy is to promote the “Food and Travel Secrets in the Philippines” and to inspire Filipinos that living in the Philippines is truly awesome! He was recognized as Go Negosyo’s Inspiring Young Filipino Entrepreneur Award in 2010, and was featured in Go Negosyo’s 7th book: “”Go Negosyo’s 50 Inspiring Stories of Young Entrepreneurs”” in 2011.
In 2015, Anton Diaz received the first Tourism Star Award for media by the Department of Tourism for his valuable contribution in promoting Philippine cuisine and destinations through his blog Our Awesome Planet, thereby encouraging tourists to visit and taste the best in what the Philippines has to offer. Our Awesome Planet is recognized as one of the Top 50 Travel Blogs in the world!
Anton will speak about monetizing content campaigns through subscriptions and memberships.