Boris Joaquin is one of the country's top-ranked public speaker and trainer for leadership programs and other soft skills. He is a seasoned management and marketing professional, being involved in various industries (advertising, fragrances, goods, printing/publishing, telecommunications, BPO and business solutions) both from multinationals to locally owned enterprises for more than two decades now.
Presently, he is the President and Chief Equipping Officer of Breakthrough Leadership Management Consultancy, Inc. (the company behind Salt & Light Ventures). He is also the Master Trainer and Country Representative of the Lead Like Jesus Training Program (a program designed by Ken Blanchard) and the founder of Project Purpose Philippines.
Boris also serves as a member of the Board of Trustee for Family First Philippines, and The Bible League Philippines. Because of his practice of his leadership gifts through these humanitarian involvements, the University of Santo Tomas bestowed upon him the distinguished Manuel L. Quezon Leadership Award for two consecutive years.
He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the People Manager Magazine, the official publication of the People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP), and contributes regularly to the career/ lifestyle section of Rappler.com. He is the author of the best selling book, Practical Wisdom to be Happy at Work and used to write a regular column for PhilStar.com and Inquirer Libre.
He is married to Michelle Joaquin and has two daughters.