Rick Belluzzo

Rick Belluzzo

Rick Belluzzo, a son of Italian immigrants, was born in San Francisco and spent his entire childhood Northern California.  Belluzzo learned early in life the important of hard work and ambition. Upon graduation from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, he began his career as a cost account at Hewlett-Packard. He continued at Hewlett-Packard for 23 years, eventually leading the Computer Organization which represented over 2/3rds of the company revenue and 76,000 employees. Belluzzo made his mark at HP leading the HP Hardcopy and Imaging Business which grew from an insignificant market position to become the industry leader in printers, Digital imaging, copiers, and virtually every product that involved creating […]

Krish Dhanam

Krish Dhanam

Krish Dhanam was born and educated in India. Equipped with an MBA and $ 9.00 in his pocket, he migrated to the U.S. in 1986 with his bride, Anila. Winning a sales contest in 1990 earned him a ticket to a seminar conducted by the legendary motivator, Zig Ziglar.  This chance encounter would be the catalyst that shaped the next two decades as Krish joined the Ziglar Corporation in 1991 as a telemarketer and eventually became their Vice President of Global Operations. Through training, teaching and facilitating seminars all over the world, Krish launched his professional speaking career. As one of only two executive coaches personally trained by Zig Ziglar, […]

Victor Abraham

Victor Abraham

Victor Abraham is Chief Executive Officer and President of THE SKYPASS GROUP, which includes Skypass Travel (a retail and wholesale travel services provider), Skypass Entertainment, Skypass Hospitality and Skylife Sucess. For over 20 years, Skypass Travel has been headquartered in Dallas, Texas with branches in Houston, Austin and Mumbai, India. 2011 drew the curtains to the launch of Skypass Hospitality when Mr. Abraham opened a LaQuinta Inn, a beautiful 4 story hotel right in the heart of Dallas, Texas. Mr. Abraham is also one of the directors of Providence Bank of Texas which received its charter in 2007, and  he also currently serves as its Vice-Chairman. Mr. Abraham was an organizer […]

Francis J. Kong

Francis J. Kong

Francis J. Kong is the Philippines’ top inspirational speaker. Every year, he conducts more than 300 trainings and seminars for top executives, sales people, HR practitioners and other professionals. He is trained and licensed by Maximum Impact of Atlanta, Georgia, to do the Maxwell leadership programs and by the Zig Ziglar Corporation in London, for the Ziglar Sales and Presentation programs. His many awards as a speaker include an Anvil, the country’s most prestigious public relations award, for staging the Dr. John Maxwell Series; and a Gold Quill, the highest level of professional acknowledgement for Philippine business communication. Francis is the author of 15 books, with two more set for […]

Kari Michaelsen

Kari Michaelsen

Certainly the performing career of Kari Michaelsen is the antitheses of the plea of all young entertainers to “Give me a Break.”  This was ironically the title of the NBC hit series “Gimme A Break” which brought her fame and made her an elite member of the young Hollywood “celebrities” that emerged in the 1980’s. Kari has been public speaking and hosting educational seminars since 1990. Combining those skills with her years of experience in front of the camera seemed natural (and somewhat destined) as the next step. Thus, her career in broadcasting was born. Some of her broadcasting credits include hosting a morning talk show, a news magazine show, […]

Shelley Kurian

Shelley Kurian

Shelley was born a Texan and lived the first few years of her life in the U.S. before moving to India for a decade. She grew up in the metropolitan city of Bangalore and moved back to Texas as a teenager during her high school years. Having experienced the best of the east and the west, Shelley developed a keen interest in the sociological and cultural aspects of business, which later led her to pursue a degree in this field. Shelley currently owns and runs Shelley K. Events, an event management company based in Dallas, Texas. Having started as a wedding planning business in 2009, Shelley’s passion for serving the […]