Marv de Leon is the host of Freelance Blend Podcast, the top business podcast in iTunes Philippines, and the tribe leader of Freelance Blend, a growing community of Filipino freelancers. After working for 18 years in the financial services industry (employed by top global institutions), he decided to leave his high-paying job to become a full-time freelancer and a work from home family man.
Marv has a degree in Business Management from the De La Salle University. He is based in Manila and works as a business coach, speaker, writer and is an avid fan of the Los Angeles Lakers.
A Timeline of Marv’s Career
From a corporate slave to podcaster, Marv is now a sought-after speaker and business coach. Let’s take a look at his journey.
Marv joins HSBC
Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki changes the way Marv views life.
Marv transferred and worked as an executive in a global financial services company.
Pat Flynn’s Smart Passive Income blog inspires Marv to become a blogger/podcaster.
Marv attends Freelance Camp Manila.
Marv creates Freelance Blend’s Meetup Group.
The Freelance Blend podcast is launched along with FreelaceBlend.com.
Marv launches his blog, FreelanceBlend.com.
Marv conducts his first workshop in collaboration with Manila Workshops.
Marv was invited to speak at the Freelance Camp where he was just an attendee last year.
Malaya Business Insight publishes Marv’s first newspaper article.
Marv retires from corporate life.
Cyberpreneur Philippines, a book co-edited by Marv, was launched.
FreelanceBlend.com was chosen as a finalist for the Business and Finance category of Bloggys (Philippine Blogging Awards).