Ramon is not a Law Enforcement Officer - but did graduate from the FBI Citizens Academy.

Ramon was never on Sesame Street - but has done puppet shows in developing countries.

Ramon is not a preacher - but is a small business evangelist.

As a four-time entrepreneur, Ramon knows what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur and communicates his insights to audiences around the world.


Ramon makes each talk personal and relevant to his audience...and fun!


Ramon Ray is an entrepreneur, author and speaker who loves burnt pancakes, bacon and eggs.

He's the founder and producer of Smart Hustle Media, he's started four companies and sold two.


Ramon has authored four books and his latest book is "Celebrity CEO - How Entrepreneurs Can Thrive By Building a Strong Personal Brand"

Ramon has been invited as an expert witness to the United States Congress, invited by the Office of the President of the United States to speak at the White House on personal branding.


He's produced many events including the "Smart Hustle Small Business Conference", "Small Business Summit", "Small Business Technology Tour", "Small Biz Big Things" and more.


Ramon has shared the stage with Seth Godin, Daymond John, Guy Kawasaki, Simon Sinek, Gary Vaynerchuk. He's interviewed many of the sharks and contestants on Shark Tank and other celebrity entrepreneurs.

He's interviewed President Obama in the President's first live Google Hangout, and was part of the US Delegation to India, led by Ivanka Trump for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit.

Although Ramon has interviewed and shared the stage with many celebrity entrepreneurs, his passion and biggest professional accomplishment is interviewing "main street" small business owners and entrepreneurs and sharing their stories.

Ramon is not just an ivory tower geek, but as a former technology consultant, he has hands-on experience in a variety of technologies including social media, mobile computing, computer networks, online software and more. 

Ramon’s expertise is technology, marketing, sales, business startup and growth and his favorite is personal branding.

Over his extensive career, Ramon has written thousands of articles, spoken to thousands of business owners and impacted hundreds of thousands of small business owners and entrepreneurs to help their businesses thrive.

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Editor & Founder, Smart Hustle Magazine


Started FOUR Companies


Sold TWO Companies


Shared the stage with many celebrity entrepreneurs including Seth Godin, Daymond John, Simon Sinek

Featured in major media including the New York Times, Fox Business, MSNBC and more.

Interviewed President Obama in the President's first Google Hangout

Former technology consultant

Written over 10,000 articles/blog posts.

FBI Citizens Academy Graduate

United Nations former employee

Plays piano and loves to perform in children's puppet shows in developing countries

WeWork 40 over 40 recognization

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Ramon Ray

KEYNOTE Speaker.
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absolutely dynamic.

High Energy.



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