Johnny Ong has conducted numerous workshops in schools that focus on parenting, as well as on student development. To-date, he has conducted workshops and talks on various topics in more than 50 schools. His company, Johnny Ong Peak Performance, is a program partner with the Ministry of Social and Family Development Family Matters @ School Programme.
He left the corporate world in 2007 after 20 years in senior sales management roles in various multi-national companies, and leading teams to top market share positions, to pursue his lifelong passion of writing, speaking and training. Johnny’s training methodology effectively combines first hand insights and theoretical concepts in a light-hearted, yet informative manner.
His academic qualifications include a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Hull (United Kingdom), as well as a Graduate Diploma from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (United Kingdom). His other academic credentials include an Advanced Diploma in Mass Communications from Oklahoma City University (United States) as well as a Diploma in Business Studies from Ngee Ann Polytechnic (Singapore). He has also attained the Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (IAL Singapore) and the Diploma in Psychotherapy from the School of Positive Psychology (Singapore). He is also a certified Extended DISC consultant. He recently attained the Graduate Diplom in Social Science (Professional Counselling).
Johnny has conducted workshops and speaking engagements in both the corporate and school environments. These include the Workforce Development Agency nationally credentialed program Develop Self, as well as Motivating Your Child in the school environment.
He is the author of How To Be A Hero Dad: 70 Quick and Essential Tips For Being The Best Father For Your Kids. He also authored the personal development book Don’t Live Your Life in One Day (available in many branches of the National Library)
A life-long learner and a father of a young adult son and teenage daughter, Johnny has completed five marathons. He is a passionate advocate of continual self development and is currently pursuing a Master of Social Science (Professional Counselling) course from the Swinburne University of Technology.