I am incredibly grateful to have recently spent some time in Monaco. Watch some memorable moments in a small yet vibrant place, meeting great individuals at the Ritossa Family Office Summit and the Monaco Streaming festival. Under the influence of Prince Albert of Monaco II, this world region is visionary and instrumental in making an impact. When you have a purpose, you will always find people around you to support that vision. Anything is Possible when you put yourself out there. And remember, you don't have to be significant to influence the world. Power comes from your ability to influence. And Monaco is the ideal place to do so.
Patrick Tsang interviews Josephine Cullen-Cronshaw, CEO of RG Capital Group and MCSFF Director. Josephine speaks about fulfilling the mission of Australian entrepreneur and media mogul Reg Grundy, through the RG Capital Group. In addition, she talks about the influence and opinions Reg Grundy had on streaming and carrying out his legacy at the Monaco Streaming Film Festival.
I encourage you to take the time to watch this short film about Rio and Team AngelWolf's determination and tenacity. Like, comment, and share! The more views, the more support we can give this initiative. We are proud to be a sponsor of Team AngelWolf and hope to support more of their ambitions in the future. By producing this short film with Resonate Media House, we hope to bring awareness to this beautiful family's cause and story.
Through this story, you will discover the journey of a young boy named Rio, who has severe disabilities, and suffers from seizures, non-verbal, severe learning disabilities, gross/fine motor skills disabilities, and sensory integration dysfunction. Although fully prepared, trained, and ready to race the morning of the IRONMAN 70.3 Dubai, Rio, and Team Angelwolf were not allowed to compete. Still, they conquered the situation by putting together their own #RiosRace, a 1.9km Swim, 90km Bike, and 21km Run supported by local community members in Dubai. They truly represent the Anything is Possible spirit, sharing positivity, overcoming challenges, and creating One World together.
His father Nick, mother Delphine, and sister Tia are the proud pillars of Team AngelWolf, a non-profit Foundation that supports the values of inclusivity and promotes inclusion and integration of people with disabilities in the community; inspire the community to embrace their health and fitness; encourages teamwork/family, and prove that "anything is possible."
Tomorrow I launch a short film featuring the story of Rio and Nick Watson from Team AngelWolf. I met the Watson family during my time in Dubai. I learned about their mission to encourage the inclusion of people with disabilities and for society to embrace their own health. I admire their spirit and tenacity for promoting inclusivity, but most of all, having no limitations and being fearless. I am proud to be a Beta Partner for Team AngelWolf. Watch this short clip of me talking to Nick as the team prepared to compete in the IRONMAN 70.3 Dubai.
Patrick Tsang interviews Anthony Cataldo, the CEO of GT Biopharma, a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company developing innovative therapies based on proprietary NK cell engager (TriKE®) technology. In this interview in Monaco, Anthony shares his career path, including Iovance Biotherapeutics, leading to his work in immuno-oncology with GT Biopharma, and lessons learned becoming CEO. He speaks about the importance of data and clinical trials for GT Biopharma to target cancers such as acute lymphocytic leukemia, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, acute myeloid leukemia, and multiple solid tumors. In addition, he has extensive experience in the biotechnology sector.
Patrick Tsang interviews Diana Sabrain, CEO and Co-Founder of OneAgrix, the world’s first B2B e-commerce marketplace for Agricultural and Halal food, integrating Blockchain and Food traceability in an ecosystem. Listen to Diana shares the motivation behind OneAgrix’s purpose to address food security issues and work with different countries to carry out their mission. The young female entrepreneur speaks about her story and overcoming the challenges of creating a successful business.
Patrick Tsang interviews Ivor Ichikowitz, South African businessman, founder and executive chairman of Paramount Group, and executive chairman of TransAfrica Capital. In this interview, Ivor speaks about the mission of TransAfrica Capital to encourage investors, growth, and development in Africa. He explains strategies and considerations for investing in Africa and creating a positive impact. Ivor is also the founder and executive chairman of the Ivor Ichikowitz Family Foundation. He is a sponsor of the acclaimed, annually-held African Youth Survey (AYS) and one of New African’s 100 Most Influential Africans of 2020.
Patrick Tsang interviews Gary Springer, actor and entertainment publicist. Gary shares how he started as a publicist by acting, with experiences including Jaws 2 and Happy Days, and following his father’s steps afterward. With his love for film and technology, Gary explains his perspective on streaming. Additionally, Gary shares the story of his son, Nick Springer, Paralympic Gold Medalist.
Patrick Tsang interviews Cecilia Peck, Emmy nominated filmmaker for Exceptional Merit In Documentary Filmmaking in 2014 for the feature documentary, Brave Miss World (Netflix). In this interview, Cecilia speaks about her new documentary miniseries, Seduced: Inside the NXIVM Cult, and it's showing at the Monaco Streaming Film Festival. In addition, she shares her values and amplifying the voice of women through her work. As well, Cecilia reveals the impact and legacy of her father, actor Gregory Peck.
Patrick Tsang interviews Markus Lehner, Founder of Lehner Investments and Principal of the Markus Lehner Organisation. In this interview, Markus speaks about the innovation his organisation is contributing to the world and the potential for AI to change the world. The Markus Lehner organisation lends itself to multiple areas, including car racing, investment, aviation, foundations, and its family office. He shares how he stays grounded and thriving in a busy world by understanding his personal goals and focussing on self-care.
Patrick Tsang interviews Brisa Carleton, the Princess Grace Foundation & Grace Influential CEO, leading the foundation's global expansion on behalf of HSH Prince Albert of Monaco. In this interview, Brisa speaks about the foundation's mission to continue Princess Grace’s legacy and its evolution to adapt to current trends and reach more people. Moving to royalty from Hollywood, Princess Grace pushed for change and transformed Monaco by bringing glamour and inspiring a culture of philanthropy. As an entrepreneur, Brisa shares her advice and speaks about her ambition. She is a two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway producer and a "40 Under 40" award-winning sports entrepreneur. She has the personal distinction of being one of only 100 investors in the smash hit Hamilton. Her successful multi-million dollar investment portfolio includes over two dozen Broadway and global entertainment properties. She has been featured in Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, and the Financial Times.
Patrick Tsang interviews Perch Nelson, the President & CEO of Phoenix American Hospitality, aimed to identify underperforming hotel assets and create value by improving the management of hotels. With 30 years of experience in the hotel industry, Perch shares valuable advice and changes and opportunities in the industry deriving from the Covid-19 pandemic. In addition, as an entrepreneur, Perch discusses the importance of “leading by example.”
Patrick Tsang interviews Senator Bob Worsley, CEO of Zennihome LLC, factory-built steel frame housing, allowing the ability to live large in smaller spaces by creating rooms in demand. In this interview, Bob speaks about working in government as the former State Senator in Arizona District 25 and connecting with entrepreneurs. Bob has also founded SkyMall, a successful airline catalogue since 1990. He shares his insights on sustainability and saving forests, and embracing diversity.
Patrick Tsang interviews Mitch Lowe, speaker, and co-founding executive of Netflix. In this interview, Mitch speaks about the development and upcoming trends of the streaming industry and opportunities for business leaders in streaming. Covid-19 has significantly impacted the growth of streaming services and has changed the need for on-demand entertainment. Mitch provides advice for creative people and young people to take away. After leaving Netflix, he became an executive at McDonald’s, eventually creating the DVD kiosk business that would become Redbox. Under his leadership as president and COO, Redbox became the third-largest video rental company in America, growing to 35,000 locations and $1.5 billion in revenues. Mitch invested in and became CEO of MoviePass, a movie theater subscription service that acquired three million subscribers in eight months.
Patrick Tsang interviews Dr. Stephen Lew, the Managing Partner of S Lew and Co. Dr. Stephen Lew, speaks about his work running a Think Tank, a research institute devoted to AI, blockchain, and cryptocurrency, and ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance). Additionally, he is a singer, sings with Italian Tenor Andrea Bocelli, and at the Dubai Opera, and has fronted a Jazz Orchestra for nine years. From dropping out of school at age 15 to be a Buddhist Monk, and later becoming a Christian, Dr. Stephen Lew is highly influenced by faith and shares his principles, guiding him to create positive impacts.
Patrick Tsang interviews Hussein Sayed, CNBC Arabia anchor for the Bursat Al Alam business and FXTM Chief Marketing Strategist. In his work, Hussein covers economic and financial data and all types of markets. As a public figure, he speaks about the use of social media. He shares advice for working in media, his perspective on the importance of learning, navigating life decisions, and taking on new opportunities. Additionally, he is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the CFA Emirates.
Patrick Tsang interviews Tony Davis, Founding Director of the Monaco Streaming Film Festival, the first on-demand and streaming festival. Tony shares the inspiration behind the festival and the format. By allowing opportunities for aspiring producers and creators, the festival connects people with film and networking. Tony explains how the festival is moving forward and getting bigger by collaborating with producers and expanding locations. He shares advice for business and young people navigating their careers and moving from finance to media and vice versa.
Patrick Tsang interviews Michael Flatley, the Irish-American dancer, and creator of the well-known shows Riverdance and Lord of the Dance. Over the years, Michael’s shows have broken box office records around the world and have played for over 60 million people globally. His work has molded Irish Dance into the phenomenon it is today. In this interview, Michael speaks about his influence from his parents, his experience in live shows and directing, and the life values that guide him. Michael talks about his experience starring and directing in his movie, Blackbird, which was recently screened at the Monaco Streaming Film Festival. He goes over plans for the 25th anniversary of the Lord of the Dance show and upcoming projects.
Patrick Tsang interviews Michael Terpin, Founder and CEO of Transform Group, the #1 Blockchain Communications Company in the World. The Crypto legend speaks about his career from investing in early inventions and advancing to blockchain and bitcoin. As a successful investor, Michael shares his advice and tips for investments. He provides insight into his motivations on life goals and choosing to invest in projects with positive impacts. Michael shares how his experiences shaped him and allow him to offer investment strategies for young companies.
Patrick Tsang interviews Brock Pierce, philanthropist, entrepreneur, impact Investor and Chairman of Bitcoin Foundation. In this interview, Brock shares his experience and lessons learned from running in the 2020 US Presidential Election. He speaks about El Salvador and how their use of bitcoin as a legal currency could influence other countries to follow suit. Additionally, Brock speaks about the opportunities for the developing world to gain and the world evolving together.
Patrick Tsang interviews Carmen Franko, is a Former Director the Monaco Streaming Film Festival, the very first of its kind. With more than 30 platforms at the festival, the streaming industry is taking over the market. Carmen explains the impact of the festival on young people aspiring to make their mark in the industry. From organizing the festival during the pandemic, challenges arose and were tackled. She goes over insights learned in life, including success and positive stress. Carmen is also an established avant-garde furniture and interiors artist.
Patrick Tsang interviews Christian Moore, Co-Founder and Director of the Monaco Streaming Film Festival and Co-Founder & Managing Partner Global Environment Media (GEM). Christian speaks about the Monaco Streaming Film Festival's mission and how it was influenced by new trends in media. He provides an overview of plans to expand the festival to additional cities and the virtual aspects. Christian explains the significance of the Monaco Ambassadors Club and the experiences that have inspired different areas of his work. In his work with GEM, improving and inspiring a positive environmental impact is crucial, and Christian explains the importance.
At Sir Anthony Ritossa’s 15th Global Family Office Investment Summit in Monaco, Patrick Tsang interviews H.R.H. Prince Carl-Eduard von Bismarck. Bismarck is a former member of the German Parliament and is a member of the princely House of Bismarck. He is the great-great-grandson of the German chancellor Otto von Bismarck. In this interview, he shares reflections from his 60th birthday during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Bismarck family office ventures, and advice to young entrepreneurs. He uses the example of Bismarck Cigars as a brand that he executed from the concept to creation and how focusing on fewer meaningful projects can gain more success with patience and focus.
Patrick Tsang interviews H.R.H. Prince Michel de Yougoslavie, Grandson of King Umberto of Italy, and Prince Paul of Yugoslavia. He grew up and studied in France, Switzerland, England, and Germany. As an investment executive and philanthropist, he has also lived in Brazil, Mexico, Palm Beach, Florida, and New York. He is passionate about arts and culture and his craft as a photographer.
Patrick Tsang interviews Maximillion Cooper, founder of Gumball 3000, a lifestyle brand known for its international car rallies featuring celebrities. In this interview, Maximillion speaks about his journey from starting Gumball 3000 in 1999 to hosting rallies across the globe that have featured and hosted thousands of supercars and participants. Maximillion is passionate about supporting sports, music, and arts for children. Through the Gumball Foundation, his vision is achieved, and the registered charity continues to do meaningful work. In his early life, Maximillion grew up in England, played table tennis for the England team during his teen years, and got into modelling. Prior to investing his work towards Gumball 3000, Maximillion earned a fashion degree and did a law degree afterward. He is also a producer, director, entrepreneur, and racecar driver to add to his achievements and titles. Maximillion was determined to create Gumball 3000, the first brand of its kind to combine cars, fashion, entertainment, and music from these roles.
Patrick Tsang interviews Dylan Jones OBE, English Journalist and Author, and Editor of British GQ Magazine since 1999. Learn how Dylan got his passion and start in journalism and arts. From his impressive career working in several publications, including i-D magazine, Dylan made his way to GQ. He speaks about pop and cultural influences and how they drove changes in GQ. Throughout his time at GQ, Dylan has elevated the magazine to what it is today. This includes introducing London Fashion Week Men's, GQ Annual Awards, and bringing in renowned writers. With his successful career as an author, Dylan speaks about his new book coming out soon and more upcoming books. Being a leader and having won many awards for GQ, Dylan shares advice for those starting in the publishing or fashion, and leaders. Additionally, Dylan was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2013 Birthday Honours for services to the publishing and British fashion industries.
Patrick Tsang interviews Sue Pickford Cheung, an award-winning author and illustrator of books for children and young adults, including her award-winning book “Chinglish.” In this interview, Sue shares lessons and insights learned from her childhood. Growing up in a Chinese family in Nottingham, England, Sue experienced bullying and Asian discrimination which reflected negativity on her life. From her parents emigrating over from Hong Kong in the 1960s and owning a Chinese takeout restaurant in Nottingham, Sue speaks about resentment for her culture as a child and how writing “Chinglish” years later as an adult became an outlet to grow and own her culture. Sue provides an overview of how her interest in writing is rooted in her love of art, and her perseverance to get her first published book. In her career, Sue has written many children’s books, including Rob and Bob. When Angus met Alvin, and Far from Home. She speaks about her new children’s book coming out soon, titled “Maddy Yip’s Guide to Life” and potentially working on the Blue Peter program. With focussing on a young adult audience for “Chinglish” to tell a moving and honest story, Sue explains the writing process. Sue has won multiple awards for “Chinglish” including, The Guardian Best Book 2019, Winner Diverse Book Award 2020, and was nominated for the Carnegie Medal 2021. With today’s current social climate, Sue shares her advice and opinions for young people regarding mental health and Asian hate. Additionally, Sue is a qualified meditation guide and advocate to bring mindfulness to children of all ages, as an EmpathyLab trained author.
Patrick Tsang interviews Asil Attar, CEO of Lead Associates, experienced with over 28 years in fashion and retail business strategy within global markets. Asil shares how her upbringing as an Iraqi in Britain has influenced her decisions and values and book and movie cultural moments, which have structured her perspectives. Asil has been the CEO of several multi-million-dollar businesses throughout her career and transforms the industry with her drive and innovative strategies. Asil speaks about her role to empower women as the first female CEO for leading groups in the Middle East and the importance of business leaders diversifying their workforce. Additionally, Asil explains the importance of ensuring a positive social impact through her businesses. From her successful and innovative strategies, Asil has earned recognition and been awarded many achievements including, Forbes ME putting her as the top 100 most Influential Arab Women, 2018, and Top 200 most powerful Arab Women, 2014. In addition, Arabian business awarded her Top Female CEO Kuwait, 2018, and top 100 powerful women, 2012.
Patrick Tsang interviews Adam Cheyer, founding member of Apple's Siri, Change.org, Viv Labs, and Sentient. From growing up in Massachusetts, graduating from UCLA's School of Engineering with a master's degree, to successfully founding multiple startups, Adam has gained many lessons and remarkable experiences to share. As an award-winning magician, Adam speaks about the connection between his love for magic, entrepreneurship, and inventing. Before selling Siri to Apple, Adam was the Chief Architect of CALO/PAL, the U.S. government's largest funded AI project. From there, Adam created and co-founded Siri, the virtual assistant that revolutionized and differentiated Apple. He shares how Siri started as its own app and, through persuasion from Steve Jobs to sell, became today's phenomenon. During his work with Apple, Adam reminiscences over memories he had working with Steve Jobs and the impact. Moreover, he talks about founding Change.org, the world's largest petition platform, and how the process was carried out. Additionally, Adam explains developing Viv Labs, a personal assistant software, sold to Samsung. In addition, Adam has authored more than 60 publications and 38 patents.
Patrick Tsang interviews Nick Watson, founder of Team AngelWolf, a non profit foundation in Dubai created to encourage inclusion of people with disabilities and for society to embrace their own health. Nick speaks about his upbringing in sports and doing races, and how this influenced his work. With a passion to help people, Nick has worked in sports therapy and personal training. The journey to Team AngelWolf began when Nick and his wife had their son, Rio. At 6 months old, Rio had seizures and after a few years, he was diagnosed with a rare chromosome condition which makes simple movements a challenge. Additionally, Nick shares how a health scare he had motivated him to do an Ironman triathlon. After this experience, Nick discovered the impact of inclusive racing and did a race with his son, Rio, and they have participated in hundreds of races since with the entire family joining, as well. This led to Nick and his wife starting Team AngelWolf in 2016. As a father of 2 children, Nick speaks about the importance and influence his family has on the business. He provides lessons he learned from his work and advice to parents and leaders. In addition to his work in Team AngelWolf and as a father, Nick is an ex-Royal Marine and an inspirational speaker.
Patrick Tsang interviews Marcus Smith, entrepreneur, extreme athlete & coach, and motivational speaker. Marcus shares lessons gained from his childhood experiences of going to boarding school and navigating differences in cultures. When growing up, Marcus was in an active environment and was surrounded by sports. This led to his work in the sporting goods industry in Adidas and Nike prior to starting his own business in Dubai, Innerfight, a health and performance company founded in 2008. Marcus speaks about how his passion of “making people better at life” and inspiration from attending a sales training event pushed him to be an entrepreneur. Marcus expands on Innerfight’s slogan “Show no weakness” and the inspirational meaning behind it. From facing a life-changing and near-death experience in 2018, Marcus used this event to help him in coaching at Innerfight. As a believer in mental and physical challenges, Marcus has completed numerous challenges and marathons. In addition, Marcus is a former professional rugby player.
Patrick Tsang interviews Caleb Carr, President and CEO of Vita Inclinata Technologies, a company that works to develop new technology for Rescue Helicopters and Construction Cranes. His achievements in Vita Inclinata Technologies include being in Forbes 30 under 30 for the Manufacturing and Industry category, Titan 100 CEO winner, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the Desert Mountain Region, and opening the bell at NASDAQ. In this interview, Caleb shares his life-changing events as a search and rescue tech and how they inspired the start of Vita Inclinata Technologies. Caleb attended law school while starting Vita Inclinata, which has challenged work-life balance and Caleb shares his advice to young entrepreneurs. Caleb is a Litigator in The Unemployment Law Project, which provides low-cost representation and free advice and counsel to people in Washington State who have been denied unemployment benefits or whose award of benefits is being challenged. Caleb is also an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Denver, where he is responsible for teaching graduate and undergraduate level business courses in innovation, start-up development, business law and entrepreneurship. He is the Chairman Of The Board Of Directors for The Ideation Foundation and is responsible for all activities such as fundraising, programming, international and national relations, media relations, and donor support. In addition to his work, Caleb is a Volunteer Firefighter for the Bennett-Watkins Fire Rescue.
Patrick Tsang interviews Dr. Sarra Lajnef, the first Tunisian Female Swimmer to qualify for the Olympics, rower, triathlete, and entrepreneur. As a 2012 Tunisian Olympic Swimmer, Sarra fell in love with swimming at a very young age. At 15, she left her family to train professionally in France. She has won multiple championships ranging from French Junior, Arab, Mediterranean, American, and African. Between 2016 to 2018, Sarra started rowing for a UAE local club, Al Hamriya Sports and cultural club. She won the Tunisian coastal rowing championships two years in a row, UAE National champion in all categories, single, double, quad, mix double and mix quad for two seasons in a row, and qualified for the coastal rowing world championships in 2017. At the end of 2018, Sarra decided to try triathlons and won multiple titles, medals, and trophies in the UAE and outside. In addition to her athletic success, Sarra holds a Bachelor's degree in Political Sciences from the University of Florida, a Master's degree in International Business from the University of Wollongong, and a Doctorate in Sports Management from the European International University Paris. During her years as an international relations officer at the UAE Swimming Federation, in 2014, she helped build and WIN the bidding file for the UAE to host the 2020 Swimming World Championships in Abu Dhabi and was among the team that presented it to the International Swimming Federation FINA. In June 2019, her company, SL Sports Services, was born, offering consultancy to further develop the MEA sports industry by introducing western knowledge, expertise, and products.
Patrick Tsang interviews Diana Hamade, founder of Diana Hamade Attorneys at Law, a boutique law firm awarded the law firm of 2020 by LexisNexis. In this interview, Diana shares her story of a young child moving from Lebanon to the UAE, her decision to pursue law, her advocacy through the law, and representing career women in the UAE. Diana also has a love for fashion and has been featured in Vogue Arabia, and Harpers Bazaar Arabia. As the Founder and Managing Partner of her boutique law firm, Diana Hamade is ranked in Band 1 of Chambers HNW Private Wealth Law in the United Arab Emirates. As a family lawyer and succession planning practitioner with expertise in Sharia she has become a recognized and well-reputed practitioner, especially concerning Family Business succession planning and Governance in the region. Diana is a member of the International Bar Association and the Vice-Chair of the Arab Regional Forum of the IBA. She is also a member of STEP Arabia and is on the board of the Special Interest Group of International HNW clients of STEP. She is also a member of the International Academy of Family Lawyers and a member of the Emirates Lawyers Association in the UAE.
Patrick Tsang interviews Daniel Van Dooren, Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer at Surf House Dubai. The Surf House Dubai was born in October 2005 and is now home to over 3000 members of like-minded people with respect for the ocean and love for the sport. The Surf House continues to be the pioneers in everything surfing and stand-up paddle in the region. Raised in the middle east, Daniel grew up on the beach, enjoying water sports with his siblings. He lives off the positive energy of the ocean, and going for a swim every morning is part of his daily rituals. He wants to share this energy with other people and believes anyone can be out on the water, regardless of age.
Patrick Tsang interviews Wolfgang Hohmann, better known as Wolfi, the owner & CEO of Wolfi’s Bike Shop in the UAE. Wolfi speaks about his upbringing in southwest Germany, in the Black Forest, and taking a chance to start a new business in Dubai against all odds, which then helped push the trend of cycling in Dubai and the UAE. His drive to grow cycling in all its forms is paralleled by the city he has chosen to call home in the Middle East, located on the renowned Sheikh Zayed Road and with a showroom space of 3500 square feet. The Dubai shop was established in 2002, though the company has been in the bike business since 1989. The first Wolfi’s Bike Shop is located in Heitersheim, close to Freiburg in Breisgau, Germany.
Patrick Tsang interviews the co-founders of CTZN Cosmetics, three sisters Aleena, Aleezeh and Naseeha Khan. CTZN Cosmetics is a new-age makeup brand founded by the Khan sisters identifying themselves as third-culture kids, with their diverse backgrounds of being born in the U.S. raised in the U.A.E. with Pakistani ethnicity. Aleena, Aleezeh, and Naseeha are currently based between London and Dubai. The CTZN story came to fruition when founders Aleena, Aleezeh, and Naseeha went shopping for cosmetics at a major beauty retailer and realized that not a single model in mainstream beauty campaigns looked like, better yet, represented them. Models with ‘middle brown’ skin tones were hardly ever Southeast Asian or Middle Eastern. Beauty campaigns aside, the same issues were prevalent in beauty brands' product formulations, where certain skin tones and undertones are often not considered. The CTZN founders soon realized that many of their friends of color felt the same way about their demographics being underrepresented in industries such as beauty and fashion. The conversation then evolved when Aleena, Aleezeh, and Naseeha noticed that the beauty industry's lack of diversity spans way beyond skin tones and gender. The male demographic is often unacknowledged in the cosmetics industry despite being a significant percentage. The mission became clear to the founders: to truly be an inclusive makeup brand, CTZN Cosmetics needed to be genderless, catering to all skin tones. CTZN Cosmetics is also proudly 100% vegetarian, cruelty-free, paraben-free, and talc-free.
Patrick Tsang interviews Radha Bhandari, People Connector & Strategic Relationship Expert, Founder and Managing Director of R+B Strategic Management. Radha shares her life story of a young girl living in the Bahamas to moving to New York and settling in Dubai. She shares her story of navigating new cultures, connecting with others, and starting her role as an entrepreneur with her boutique advisory. A humanitarian above all else, Radha is driven by the versatility of human connections. From this, she has developed an intuitive ability to help clients realize and recreate the perfect personal & professional environment to flourish. Her own past experiences have allowed her to connect the dots and bridge the gaps with effortless ease. Her diverse cultural backgrounds have taught her to embrace the challenges of new beginnings in her own life and seek pragmatic, peaceable solutions that benefit everyone involved. As an established fundraiser in the MENA region - with 22 years of experience working at Top Tier Investment Managers based in New York and Dubai - Radha has advised Startups and VC firms on business and marketing strategy. From 2006 to 2016, she was responsible for the fundraising and business development initiatives of Family Offices, Financial Intermediaries, and Institutions in the Middle East, Africa and the Asian sub-continent. Radha holds an M.B.A in International Business from The Zicklin School of Business (Baruch College, NY) and B.A in Economics from Rutgers University in New Jersey.
Patrick Tsang interviews Dr. Debbie Stanford-Kristiansen, 2020 Most Inspirational Woman in Entertainment Middle East- Female CEO of the Year. As the former CEO of Novo Cinemas and a global leader, Debbie is an advocate for leadership and mentorship. She brings over 30 years of collective experience in Tourism, Entertainment, Destination Marketing, Event Management, and Events experience gained at such companies as Regent Exhibitions – IMEX Frankfurt; she served as Vice President for Global Sales from 2001 until 2005. In 2005, Debbie joined Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre and earned Chief Executive Officer's post. Her career began as an Organising Executive for EIBTM; a MICE business tourism exhibition in Geneva, Switzerland, at 21.
Patrick Tsang interviews Yagub Alserkal, the founder and CEO of YAS Investments; Yagub heads an investment and advisory firm serving regional startups and the family groups in the UAE. He is also the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Spartech Ventures. Yagub shares his life insights, the definition of success, and perseverance through his journey of becoming an entrepreneur and investing in startups. From his time in the national Army to studying in Australia, Yagub represents what it means to be a global citizen. He has over a decade of experience in private equity and investment banking across top-tier global firms. Yagub, with over ten years of industry experience, has achieved and exceeded the financial goals of every undertaking he’s been a part of. In 2018, he also founded a VAT advisory firm, Themaar Group, of which he is currently a board member.
Patrick Tsang interviews David Boehm, the Co-Founder and Chairman of The Hub Children and Youth Centre, Vice-Chairman of the Childline Thailand Foundation, Co-Founder of Shwe Ya Min Foundation, and Director of Epilepsy Action Australia. He is also CEO of Miskawaan Health Group, a holistic healthcare services organization. Listen to David talk about his childhood growing in up Australia, his first overseas working experience, his love for connecting with people, and his passion for helping underprivileged children live a better life. He has extensive experience in natural resources, property, and hospitality (all based in S.E. Asia) and the business of thoroughbred horse racing (Hong Kong, Singapore, and Australasia). He is a Certified Public Accountant (Hong Kong) and Chartered Accountant (Australia), based in Hong Kong for over 30 years.
Patrick Tsang interviews Simone Heng, a human connection speaker. Simone shares her journey as media personnel, public speaker, and growing up in Australia with immigrant parents. She shares her courageous adventure of moving to Singapore with $500 to her name in 2005 to start her career in media and her achievement of representing Virgin Radio in Dubai. Simone shares the value of human connection through her relationship with her Mother, who has a rare degenerative disease.
Patrick Tsang interviews Jaeson Ma, a media executive, artist, investor, and serial entrepreneur. He is the founder and partner of multiple companies focused on accessing the Asian market through entertainment, media, and technology. In this interview, Jaeson speaks about his childhood as a troubled youth, finding faith, being mentored by MC Hammer, and his role in bridging cultural gaps through arts and media. He also shares the story of putting together the Mike Tyson VS. Roy Jones Jr fight on Triller. Jaeson is one of the leading financiers to companies, institutions, and individuals investing in Asian media and Hollywood entertainment.
Patrick Tsang interviews Simon Squibb, a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, motivational speaker, and mentor. From homeless at 15 years old to starting his first business. Simon shares his personal stories between learning the value of happiness and the definition of success.
Here is the new trailer for Season Two of Anything is Possible, which launches on Monday, 22 February 2021.
What started as an idea to interview a handful of people has now turned into a global citizen movement of authentic stories and powerful inspiration and knowledge.
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