Founded in Hong Kong in 2014 by Joshua Davies as the boutique training & consulting firm 1221 Consulting, Knowmium has grown into a team of facilitators, researchers & staff that deliver tailored training, coaching & L&D services to 5 continents around the world.
Hello.Hello. 你好. Aloha. مرحبا. Salut. Ahoj. שלום. नमस्ते. Ciao. 안녕. Hola.
Formerly on the faculty of Yonsei University, Joshua has 14 years of business & communications training experience in the markets of Asia, Europe, Africa, the MidEast, as well as both South & North America. He has worked with Fortune 100 companies around the world, conducting research, coaching & workshops on various areas of communications improvement at all levels of upper management. He dedicates spare time to running, photography, and leading sessions for The Giving Speech.
Robert has 12 years of business and education training experience in the markets of Asia & North America. After completing his Masters in Communication studies he began his career first in the US training politicians, organization administrators, & sales representatives in order to refine their rhetoric & persuasive approaches before moving to Asia. He is a Distinguished Toastmaster in Toastmasters International and was a World Championship of Public Speaking semi-finalist in 2014 and 2015. He leads The Giving Speech and still believes Guns & Roses is cool.
Raju Sajnani has had 29 years’ experience in the training industry including having worked for two major training organizations, Learning International formerly known as Xerox Learning Systems, (presently known as AchieveGlobal), and Dale Carnegie, as both a Training Consultant, and finally as one of the Institute Directors. He is the author of P Factor, a book about absorbing the ability to understand how people work, why they react the way they do and how to deal with it to your advantage.
Tomomi is an intercultural trainer, international educator, and transformative coach in South Korea working in the intercultural services and education field serving expatriates, international students, and nationals in the US, Korea, and Japan since 2003. Tomomi holds a B.A. and M.A. in Linguistics and studied Educational Psychology in the University of Illinois Education Doctoral Program. She speaks and trains in English, Japanese, and Korean fluently. In 2015, Tomomi was an international Fellow for the Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication in Oregon.
Nahesh has over 15 years’ experience in Asia, delivering professional Management Consultancy services, specifically in the areas of Training and Coaching. Nahesh has also completed extensive HR and training assignments in USA. His diverse background, from financial services to the hospitality industry, allows him to analyze and understand clients’ needs, create training and coaching programmes based on specific objectives, and deliver engagements that bring positive change.
Rob Lilwall is a person of ordinary talents, who through taking an adventurous attitude to life, has achieved the extraordinary. He has embarked on expeditions by bicycle & on foot, covering over 80,000 km of the world’s land surface. These include an unsupported walk across the Gobi Desert; pedaling over the war-torn passes of Afghanistan; & being the first person drag a bicycle across the Kokoda Trail in Papua New Guinea. National Geographic has made two television series about his exploits, and he is the author of two books, Cycling Home From Siberia and Walking Home From Mongolia. Rob’s speeches about embracing challenge, overcoming obstacles and dealing with disruptions both inspire the mind and impact the heart.