Ramón Rodrigo Kalaw Cuenca, CFA, is the creator of Business Samurai and is also a fine artist. Prior to entrepreneurship, Ramón worked as an equity research analyst for Bank of Singapore, a Singapore-based private bank. Ramón graduated with honors from the University of Chicago with a BA in International Studies in 2006. His artistic background includes part-time certificate courses at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts and TKG Comic Circle.
A February 2021 Philippine article on Ram´ón found here is a good overview of him and what his goals are, which includes global money literacy. (PS: The word “ilustrado” refers to the 19th century Spain-educated Philippine bourgeois.)