“That I may publish
with the voice of thanksgiving, and tell
of all thy wondrous works.”
Psalm 26:7

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“That I may publish with the voice of thanksgiving, and tell of all thy wondrous works.” Psalm 26:7

About Ardy


Most people use this About Ardy page looking for a short introduction to use for conferences and keynote events. If that’s you, then you may use this:

Ardy Roberto is an award-winning entrepreneur, speaker, and best-selling author of 10 books including the #1 Best-Seller, Ang Pera na Hindi Bitin, the #5 National Best Seller, Real Men are POGI and the most recent #2 National Best-Seller, The Happy Entrepreneur.

Ardy was once voted “most inspiring entrepreneur” of the Philippines at the Entrep10 Awards night sponsored by Microsoft and Entrepreneur magazine. He has co-founded seven businesses including the award-winning learning events and training outfits, Salt & Light Ventures and Inspire Leadership Consultancy (plus a couple of early “successful failures” before that.)

Ardy enjoys teaching and mentoring aspiring authors and writers through his brainchild: Project Author and volunteering as an Angelpreneur/Kapatid Mentor for Go Negosyo, travelling the Philippines mentoring aspiring entrepreneurs.

Ardy graduated from and attended programs at the Ateneo de Manila University; Sophia University, Tokyo; Asian Institute of Management in Manila; Stanford University in California, the Mt Carmel School of Ministry in Haifa, Israel, and at the Haggai Leadership Institute in Maui, Hawaii.

Ardy was once a widower but is now joyfully married to Miriam Quiambao-Roberto and a devoted father to his sons, Joshua and Elijah.


– The Heart of Healing (A Gintong Aklat – National Gold Book Award for 2010)

– The Best of MarktingRx for Entrepreneurs (co-author with Dr Ned Roberto, 2008, Inquirer Books)

– Marketing Rx-Philippine Daily Inquirer (co-columnist)

– Co-Author of The Fundraisers Guide to Fundraising (2002, Venture for FundRaising)

– S4-Success Secrets of the Sales Superstars (2003, DSAP), Author

– Ang Buhay na Hindi Bitin ~ How to Live Life Content, Blessed and Worry-Free (2001, 2003, 2007, 2010 OMF)—more than 375,000 copies sold and printed

– Legacy (contributing author, 2005, CSM)

– Ang Pera na Hindi Bitin (June 2010, OMF, #1 National Bookstore Best-Seller in 2011)

– Money and Marriage (December 2013, with co-author Tingting Roberto+)

– Real Men Are POGI (#5 National Bookstore Best-Seller)

– AngelPreneur Mentor and Speaker for GoNegosyo Philippines Advocacy.

– Entrepreneur of the Year 2006 (Entrep10 Awardee of Entrepreneur Magazine)

– Most Inspiring Entrepreneur, Awarded by Microsoft and Entrepreneur Magazine

– Co-Founder/CEO, Salt and Light Ventures Inc

– Co-Founder/CEO, Inspire Leadership Consultancy

– Co-Founder, Buzan Center Philippines for Creative Thinking

– Co-Founder, former MD, DMPlus. Co-Founder, Sugar Manna Food Ventures, Inc. (Master Franchisee of Tubo Cane Juice).

– Tom Peters Live in Manila (Cannes Finalist, Araw Gold Award)

– John Maxwell Live in Manila (Anvil Awardee)

– Achievers and Leaders Seminar (Gold Quill)

– Servant Leader (Ken Blanchard)

– The Gift of Leadership (John Maxwell)

– My Father’s Business, God’s Tsunami (Peter Tsukahira)

– Strategic Market Segmentation, User-Friendly Marketing Research (Dr Ned Roberto)

– Work: Prison or Place of Destiny? (David Oliver)

– Positioning (Al Ries & Jack Trout) Philippine editions

– (Selected) Lead with LIFE (Maynilad, Phil Franchise Assoc, et al), Success Mindsets of Entrepreneurs (2016 Nationwide Series with BPI-Family and Philippine Franchise Assoc)

– The Heart of Healing for Leaders, Hospital Management Asia (HMA), HCM, Vietnam (2009), Seoul, South Korea (2010), Singapore (2011), Cebu (2014)

– The Heart of Healing, 2009 Philippine Hospital Administrators Convention

– The Entrepreneurial Mindset, 2009 NegoSem series, GoNegosyo (Tacloban, Gensan, Cagayan de Oro, Pampanga, Dumaguete, Manila-World Trade Center, etc), 2009 Guerrilla Marketing During Crisis, GlobeBiz Seminar Series, Cebu, Davao, Tagaytay, Subic, Manila; …and many others.

– MBA Program, Adjunct Faculty-Marketing, of Asian Theological Seminary (ATS), Quezon City

– Buzan Licensed Instructor trained in Singapore for MindMapping and Creative Thinking; Project Author – Lead Trainer

– Haggai Leadership Institute, Maui, Hawaii (FDS In-training).

– Trustee, CBN Asia, Trustee, Philippine Christian Literature, Inc. (PCLI), Trustee, Crown Financial Ministries

– Trustee, Community Economic Ventures Inc (CEVI) (Philippines-Microfinance Foundation arm of World Vision)

– Co-Founder, Salt & Light TPLR Foundation, Trustee/former Boardmember, Venture for Fundraising

– Co-Chair, Workplace Committee, Metro Manila Franklin Graham Festival.

– AB at Ateneo de Manila, Post-Graduate/Executive Education: Asian Insitute of Management (MSC), Makati

– Stanford University (SPPC), California

– Mt. Carmel School of Ministry in Haifa, Israel

– Haggai Leadership Institute, Maui, Hawaii


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Inspirational Talks, Workshops, and Keynotes

Globe Telecom

Globe Telecom

National Conference Keynote Speaker

BPI Family Bank

BPI Family Bank

Ka-Negosyo Nationwide Seminar Series Speaker



International Sales Conference Keynote Speaker



National Awards Day – Keynote Speaker



Success Seminar Series for SMEs

Insular Life

Insular Life

Keynote Speaker – Awards Night



Mancom Workshop Inspirational Speaker – Tagaytay



Keynote Speaker – The Call to Courage



Success Principles for Small Entrepreneurs



Ang Pera Na Hindi Bitin – Financial Stewardship



Living Well Series

Robinson’s Land Corp

Robinson’s Land Corp.

Success Mindsets

Lamoiyan Corp.

Lamoiyan Corp.

Conquering Challenges in Life;



Stewardship & Integrity



Lead with LIFE



Young Leaders Summit

Banko Sentral ng Pilipinas

Banko Sentral ng Pilipinas

Values and Money

Rave Reviews

Conferences and Advocacies

Leadership Summit – Maynilad Water Academy (Manila)
Surviving Crises – Mindanao Business Conference (Davao)
Littworld Conference – Workshop Facilitator on Book Marketing (Kenya)
Project Author Workshop – Founder and Lead Facilitator (Manila)
Success Mindsets of Entrepreneurs – More than 24 cities for Go Negosyo (Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship) Caravan event.
The Heart of Healing – Hospital Management Association Conference (HCM, Vietnam, Korea, Singapore, Cebu) and for various hospital and medical schools in the Philippines.
Leadership Lessons from the Sales Superstars – Achievers and Leaders Summit (ALS).
Ang Pera na Hindi Bitin – Personal Finance – more than 50 events and conferences!

Churches and Christian Fellowship

The God of Second Chances (with Miriam Quiambao-Roberto) – 2014 and 2015 at General Santos, Tacloban, Cebu, Tarlac, Nuvali-Cavite, etc.
The POGI Summit – The Call to be Pure, Obedient, Gentle and Intense. CCF Makati.
Money & Marriage – CCF Eastwood (2014)
Money Matters for Singles – CCF Center
Ang Pera na Hindi Bitin – CCF Center
Excellence @ Work – HCCF Commonwealth, CCF Alabang

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