Anton worked for the biggest multinational company in the Philippines
for 12+ years, straight out of college, before becoming a full-time Online
Entrepreneur. He was the Chief Information Officer of Procter &
Gamble Philippines when he finally quit his day job and decided to take
his blog, Our Awesome Planet, to the next level in 2008.
OurAwesomePlanet.com, which he started in 2005, is the number #1
food and travel media in the Philippines with over 500,000+ followers
and thousands of readers, and is still organically growing. His advocacy
is to promote the “Food and Travel Secrets in the Philippines” and to
inspire Filipinos that living in the Philippines is truly awesome!
He was recognized as Go Negosyo's Inspiring Young Filipino
Entrepreneur Award in 2010. He was featured in Go Negosyo's 7th
book: "Go Negosyo's 50 Inspiring Stories of Young Entrepreneurs" in
In 2015, Anton Diaz received the first Tourism Star Award for media by
the Department of Tourism for his valuable contribution in promoting
Philippine cuisine and destinations through his blog Our Awesome
Planet thereby encouraging tourists to visit and taste the best in what the
Philippines has to offer.
Our Awesome Planet is recognized as one of the Top 50 Travel Blogs in
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