Jimmy Pham is the founder of Know One, Teach One (KOTO), Vietnam’s first social enterprise. KOTO provides at-risk and disadvantaged youth with the opportunity to undertake a free 24-month holistic hospitality training program. Over the past 22 years and continuing throughout the global pandemic of COVID-19, KOTO has transformed over 1,000 lives.
No stranger to accolades, Jimmy was recognised as a World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leader in 2011, appointed Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for his service to the community through KOTO in 2013 and received South Korea’s POSCO TJ Park Prize in 2017 and was the 2021 Winner of the Waislitz Global Citizens' Choice Award and 2021 Advance Awards Asia Impact Winner. Jimmy is an Adjunct Industry Fellow for Griffith Business School and is currently serving as the Vice President of AusCham in Vietnam.
He has been featured on CNN, BBC, SBS, ABC, LA Times and The New York Times and is currently based in Hanoi, Vietnam.
A seasoned Motivational Speaker, Jimmy Pham AM is known for transforming the lives of audiences. His talks are attended by people of all ages and backgrounds, and inspire leaders from a variety of industries. A strategic approach to entrepreneurship combined with an outside-the-box perspective, Jimmy Pham’s story on KOTO will leave you moved and inspired for creating impact.
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Jimmy Pham AM is a talented and skilled Inspirational Speaker who knows how to get a crowd inspired with his story of starting KOTO. With a focus on facing challenges while identifying opportunities, your audience will be fully engaged throughout.
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Jimmy Pham AM dives into the needs of your audience. Packed with practical tips and useful skills for your own start up, tourism and business with impact, your delegates will gain a positive mindset and a desire to put their knowledge to action.
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"The greatest accomplishment for someone who has helped you is to see you stand on your own feet and in turn, help someone who reminds you of yourself because if you Know One, Teach One."