Ernie serves as the Founder/ President & Group CEO of the ATCEN Education Group. Ernie graduated with a MA in Communication, BA in Mass Communication, Western Kentucky University, USA, and is a candidate for the Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) from Asia e University, Malaysia. Ernie has more than 25 years of experience working with education, training, entertainment, events, media, communications, outsourcing, digital solutions and food & beverages industries.
Ernie is a TV & Radio personality, globally renowned international speaker and serial entrepreneur. He is better known as Asia’s No.1 Business Coach by his peers, colleagues, customers, partners, friends and students for his enthusiasm in building people, brands, businesses and is one of the most powerful and influential speakers from Asia. Ernie is an expert, well-known persuasive communication, sales & service strategist and practitioner. He is also a world-traveled speaker with a proven track record in leading speaking engagements and a frequent speaker at national and international conferences for businesses events. Ernie has also advised more than 500 corporate clients that include Multinational Corporations and Large Local Conglomerates such as Financial Services Institutions, Telecommunications, Property Developers, High Tech Industries, Hospitality, Retail, Education, Advertising and Entertainment.
Ernie is also one of the hardest working man in show business, perfecting his act at theatres, clubs, corporate & dinner functions, colleges and product launches in the country. Ernie has also appeared in numerous radio and television commercials locally and internationally. He has also produced Box Office Hit Movies, TV programs ranging from dramas, comedy, TV Commercials, Corporate Videos and he is also an award-winning director for both local and international screens. Ernie has worked in nearly every performing capacity as an announcer, reporter, talk show host, man-on-the-street, television presenter, actor, emcee, writer, producer and music producer. Ernie’s intelligent wit, charm, spontaneity and performance style landed him roles in local sitcoms such as “Kopitiam,” “Show Me The Money”, “Each Other”, “Table For Two” and “The Firm.” His success and achievements have been featured in TV1, TV2, TV3, NTV7, 8TV, Astro, Hitz FM, Fly FM, BFM, FHM Magazine, Channel V, The Edge, News Straits Times, Berita Harian, Harian Metro, The Star, The Sun Malaysian newspapers and numerous magazines.
Presently, Ernie is the business owner of the ATCEN Education Group of Companies that include ATCEN Sdn Bhd (a Business Training, Business Events & Business Advisory Company), ATCEN Communications Sdn Bhd (a Brand, PR, Marketing Communication & Publication Company), ATCEN Ventures Sdn Bhd (a Holding company for various business brands) ATCEN Digital Sdn Bhd (a Digital Marketing Solutions Company) outLOUD Studios Sdn Bhd (a Edutainment Company), Training Touch Sdn Bhd (a Training BPO Company), PORTMAN College Sdn Bhd (a Higher Education Institution) and Millionaire Business School (a Business & Financial Education company).