Biography

Ramon is not just an ivory tower geek, but as a former technology consultant, he has hands-on experience in a variety of technologies including social media, mobile computing, computer networks, online software and more.  Ramon’s expertise is technology, marketing, sales, business startup and growth and his favorite is personal branding. Over his extensive career, Ramon has written thousands of articles, spoken to thousands of business owners and impacted hundreds of thousands of small business owners and entrepreneurs to help their businesses thrive.

Ramon is a small business expert, who is an in-demand thought leader on personal branding as a tool for small business success. He inspires and educates thousands of business owners a year through his articles, podcasts, and in-demand media interviews.

Ramon is the founder of ZoneofGenius.com a contributor to Entrepreneur.com and a host of the podcast, Breakfast with Champions.  He has started five small businesses and sold three of them.

 Ramon’s authored five books, including Celebrity CEO. Audiences around the world are inspired by his high energy and ability to connect and care.

Invited to the White House to speak about personal branding to the staff of the Executive Office of the President

Fun Facts about Ramon Ray:

  • Testified to the US Congress about small business growth
  • Shared the stage with celebrity business thought leaders such as Seth Godin, Simon Sinek, Gary Vaynerchuk.
  • Founder, SmartHustle.com and ZoneofGenius.com
  • Fired from the United Nations
  • Interviewed the President of the United States
  • Graduate of the FBI Citizens Academy
  • Piano player
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While I was trying to build an altruistic selling environment Ramon was living one. His passion for helping small businesses is second to none and he ALWAYS sees his strategies through the lens of the customer.
– Bill Hoffman, OpenTech Alliance
When the great Seth Godin said, on Nov 2013 to a large assembled audience of small business owners in NYC “When I’m out of town, Ramon Ray is my second” he nailed it.
– Eric Keosky-Smith, Entrepreneur
Ramon has taught tens of thousands of small business owners how to see what’s possible and helped them lean into the very simple steps that can transform a struggling business into one that truly pays off.
– Seth Godin, Author

Booksby Ramon Ray

Celebrity CEO

The Facebook Guide to Small Business Marketing

Technology Resources for Growing Businesses

Technology Solutions for Growing Businesses

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