Hi, I'm Johan

I’m the founder of Leap Leadership Academy. My passion is to help people improve their leadership and communication skills so that they can achieve success in their personal and professional lives.

I’ve worked in various industries, including manufacturing, security, and education industry. Starting out as an engineer, I then venture out  to explore marketing and business development before discovering my true calling as a professional speaker and trainer which I believed that it would allow me to help even more people be successful in their lives and contribute to their organizations and nations as a whole.

I earned my Bachelor’s Degree from Multimedia University, and I also have various internationally recognized certifications, including being a Directive Communication Trainer by Directive Communication International, a Certified Professional Coach from TeamCoach International, a Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner under the National Federation of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, and a Certified Virtual Presenter by eSpeakers.

Currently, I’m the Immediate Past President of the Malaysian Association of Professional Speakers (MAPS) and currently serve as the Board Representative to the Global Speakers Federation (GSF). I’m also a Past Area Governor for Toastmasters International and a Certified Professional Member of the American Institute of Business Psychology (AIOBP).

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Aside from that, I’ve also authored two books: Komunikasi Warna and Kompas Kepimpinan. Over the years, I’ve had the privilege of speaking to audiences from various organizations, including Telekom Malaysia, Tenaga Nasional Berhad, Petronas, and many others. I’ve also been featured in the local media, such as TV1, TV Alhijrah, Bernama Radio, Nasional FM, BFM, and Astro Awani.

I’m honored to have been recognized as one of the ‘100 Most Inspirational Linkedin Icons In Malaysia You Should Follow’ in 2019 and 2020 by Marketing in Asia, as well as the Most Inspirational DC Trainer for 2019. Recently, I was conferred the Contribution to HR Community Category of the Asia HRD Awards 2021, and I received special recognition from the Minister of Human Resources for my contribution on Training Community Representative Committee during the HRD Awards 2022.

I’m excited to continue sharing my knowledge and experience with people like you, and help you take your leadership and communication skills to the next level. Let’s work together towards achieving your goals and making a positive impact in your life and those around you.

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