Johan graduated with an Honors Degree from University Putra Malaysia in Bac.Mechanical Engineering. Having work for a local MNC for 8 years, he finally follow his passion and started Johan Speaking Academy with co-founder Ms Cherry Ho.
Johan is the guest speaker for Maxis in their nationwide SME Roadshows, speaking at Ipoh, Johor, Kuching, Kota Kinabalu & Penang to more than 1500 participants. He has also spoken on stage for companies such as P1, Malaysia Association of Hotels, PIKOM, Royale Bintang Hotels, Exabytes, GTI Media, Digital Marketing Expo, BRANDS seminar, SME Accelerator Program and many more.
One of the highlights of his speaking career was sharing the stage with Malaysia’s Fashion Icon Dato Bernard Chandran during an entrepreneur talk.
Johan started speaking at the age of 12 in a story telling competition in primary school. He won the competition. Later in secondary, he was representing his school in the debate team. While he has the ability to speak in front of people, he totally forgot about this during his college and university days.
And it was a forgotten thing for more than 16 years until he participated in various speech contests which include humor, evaluation and international speech contest, where he was runners-up and also champion. In 2015 marks a great milestone for Johan as he emerged champion for the international speech contest where he will be representing Pen.Malaysia to Las Vegas, USA to compete with the best in the world for the World Championship of Public Speaking in Aug 2015.
Johan believes in and encourages lifelong learning. He is now eager to impart his skills and knowledge in public speaking through public speaking and coaching sessions.He also teaches teens and kids public speaking to help build their confidence and communication skills to propel their career at a faster pace.