Brian Poe Llamanzares, Ph.D., is an award-winning journalist, entrepreneur, investor, and public servant from the Philippines. Always on the lookout for new and exciting ventures, Brian has an expansive portfolio in fine art, retail, media, marketing, business development, investor relations, esports, property management, and blockchain technology. He has also recently published a book entitled “A Sustainable Future” tackling sustainability issues and catastrophe resilience. On top of all these, Brian serves as the Chief of Staff of Senator Grace Poe’s office. 

Aside from founding a media agency, Oracle Media Group, he is also the lead investor in the A3 Group of Companies, a frontrunner in content development, digital marketing, and event production. Brian is also the Founder and CEO of Time Master Watches and the co-founder of Unit 256, an art tech firm that aspires to make Philippine Arts accessible. Finishing third and receiving the Rookie of the Year award, Brian has gone on to compete in the country’s fastest race, the Seaoil Radical SR1 cup. 

Additionally, he is an advocate for volunteerism through Panday Bayanihan and actively serves Filipinos in times of crisis. His dedication to entrepreneurship and public service earned him his first international young leadership award in Nepal. He also continues to invest in advocacies such as mental health and education through his more recent partnerships with Mind You Mental Health Systems, Inc., a tech company that provides mental healthcare solutions for businesses, and WOOP, a scholarship-matching platform for financially challenged students. 

A modern-day renaissance man, Brian has achieved so much in such a short amount of time. His heart always belongs to the country and to the people. No matter what industry he is in, he continues to give back and serve the public.


    Aug 2022
    University of Perpetual Help, Manila, Philippines
    Ph.D. in Public Administration

    Oct 2018
    Columbia University, New York, USA
    Masters in Liberal Arts, Climate and Society                          

    July 2018
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Massachusetts,
    USA Certificate of Completion, Digital Marketing and
    Social Media Analytics

    Apr 2018
    Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Massachusetts, USA    
    Certificate of Completion, Leadership in Crisis

    Mar 2017
    Stanford University, California, USA
    Professional Certificate, Energy Innovation and Emerging
    Feb 2017
    University of Pennsylvania Wharton, Pennsylvania, USA  
    Executive Certificate, Global Strategic Leadership

    Mar 2013
    Ateneo de Manila University, Manila, Philippines        
    Bachelor of the Arts, Political Science

    work experience

    Jan 2022-Present
    Pantheon Holdings OPC
    Chairman, Founder

    Oct 2021-Present
    A-team 360
    Chief Executive Officer, Founder

    June 2021-Present
    A3 Group
    Partner, Lead Investor

    July 2020-Present
    Alike Media Inc.
    Director for Digital Marketing

    June 2020-Present
    Oracle Media Group
    Chief Executive Officer, Founder

    June 2019-Present
    Office of Senator Grace Poe                              
    Chief of Staff

    Oct-June 2018
    Campaign Team of Senator Grace Poe              
    Campaign Manager and Chief Finance Officer

    May-Sept 2018
    NASA Disaster Program & International Research Institute      
    Research Intern

    Jan-Sept 2018
    Anchor, Writer, Video Editor 

    May 2017-Present
    Prime Hourglass Corporation Inc.                        
    Chief Executive Officer, Co-founder

    May 2016-2017
    Office of Senator Grace Poe                  
    Political Consultant Head of External Affairs

    Sept 2015-2016
    Campaign Team of Senator Grace Poe                          
    National Presidential Campaign Coordinator 

    December 2014-2015
    CNN Philippines                
    News Correspondent

    Jun 2013-2014
    Office of Senator Grace Poe                                 
    Supervising Legislative Staff

    Sept 2012-2013
    Campaign Team of Senator Grace Poe                 
    National Senatorial Campaign Coordinator

    Workshops, Training Modules & Conferences

    Jan  2020
    Public Enterprise Liability Management: Participant
    Bureau of Treasury, Manila, Philippines           

    Dec 2017
    Conference Diplomacy and Multilateral Negotiations Workshop
    : Participant
    United Nations Institute for Training and Research
    United Nations HQ, Geneva, Switzerland      

    Nov 2017
    Conflict Resolution, Mediation, and Negotiation Workshop: Participant    
    United Nations Institute for Training and Research 
    United Nations HQ, New York, USA

    Sept 2017
    Sustainable Development Solutions Network: Participant                
    Training Future Leaders on Sustainable Development 
    Columbia University, New York, USA

    Nov 2016
    Ministry of Foreign Affairs Taiwan: Delegation Leader                                               Camp for Future Leaders, Southeast Asia and South Asia Program: 
    Taipei, Taiwan

    professional affiliations & volunteer work

    Lifestyle Asia : Time To Move: Brian Poe Llamanzares On Youth And The Power Of Taking Action
    Business Mirror: Brian Poe-Llamanzares recounts family’s journey into politics
    Alike: Bright Potentials- Brian Llamanzares
    People Asia: Men who matter 2020: Brian Poe Llamanzares : Time to make a difference
    The Manila Journal: Brian Poe Llamanzares on Sustainability, Self-Reliant Energy and Disaster Risk Management
    Esquire Philippines: Brian Poe Llamanzares Earns His Master’s From Columbia University, Will Work With NASA
    Gen T List: For striving to make the Philippines a better place.