RJ Ledesma

Co-Founder @MERCATO CENTRALE

RJ is a jack-of-all-trades and a master of many. For SME entrepreneurship, he is an Agora Awardee for Excellence in Entrepreneurship and an Accredited GoNegosyo Mentor for his work in Mercato Centrale (a food business incubator), where he recently won the 2019 SME Company of the Year at Asia CEO Awards and the 2019 SME Excellence in Innovation Philippine Winner at the Asean Business Awards. He is also co-founder of EnterPH (a market entry consulting firm), and Easy Franchise (a franchise marketplace that connects franchisors & franchisees). 

For solo entrepreneurship, RJ is a 3-time Best Male Emcee Aliw awardee and a 3-time National Book Awards finalist. He holds a double degree in Applied Economics and Business Management from De La  Salle University (1995) where he graduated with a Student Leadership Award and a Masters Degree in Real Estate Development from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2001). He was the first Asian to deliver the valedictorian’ speech at MIT Center for Real Estate.  He currently hosts the Bright Ideas on Bloomberg Philippines/One News, a show that focuses on the local tech startup scene, and Philippine Realty TV on CNN Philippines.    

6:00-6:20PM SGT, Keynote

APAC

Investment in the Entrepreneurial Mindset by Mercato Centrale

Organizations are actively nurturing entrepreneurial thinking to find new solutions to entrenched challenges and blaze a path to growth. Join RJ Ledesma, Co-founder of Mercato Centrale as he shares breakthroughs and key lessons to encourage that mindset among teams.

6:00-6:20AM EST, Workshop

USA/LATAM

Investment in the Entrepreneurial Mindset by Mercato Centrale

Organizations are actively nurturing entrepreneurial thinking to find new solutions to entrenched challenges and blaze a path to growth. Join RJ Ledesma, Co-founder of Mercato Centrale as he shares breakthroughs and key lessons to encourage that mindset among teams.

12:00-12:20PM CEST, Keynote

EMEA

Investment in the Entrepreneurial Mindset by Mercato Centrale

Organizations are actively nurturing entrepreneurial thinking to find new solutions to entrenched challenges and blaze a path to growth. Join RJ Ledesma, Co-founder of Mercato Centrale as he shares breakthroughs and key lessons to encourage that mindset among teams.