About

Justin Halladay is an author and speaker who has spoken at TEDx, SXSW, Startup Weekends, and more.

He is a writer of adventure stories for children, young adults, and adults.

He is passionate about writing stories that break stereotypes while they embrace diversity.

Read more: Justin Halladay – Crunchbase Person Profile

Hobbies

His themes include:

  • Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro with his best friend Olly and their family.
  • Publishing a memoir of their adventures.
  • Building a business that supports the communities they live in.
  • Journeying to Ecuador with his wife and children to operate an orphanage.

Family

Halladay lives in Singapore with his wife Monique and their three children: Jayden (22), Sophia (18), and Ava (12).

Achievements

Halladay founded a non-profit to teach young people with special needs to help themselves and others.

Halladay is a social entrepreneur and uses his own experiences to inspire others through his writings.

His book, We Don’t Need No Stinking Badges, was an Amazon bestseller for six months in 2014.

Justin Halladay’s debut novel, A Monster Calls, is a modern fantasy-adventure story geared toward children and adults.

The second book in the series will hit shelves in September 2017.

In 2010, he founded Grasshopper Digital, an agency that has since served over one billion people per year.

With his agency’s expansion into apps, they were awarded “Best App Developer” by MSN Singapore in 2012 and 2013.

Later that year, Halladay won the Startup Weekend Savannah 2016 pitch competition and participated in the Startup Chile Entrepreneurship program.

Halladay has traveled extensively, including going to Ecuador to build homes for those affected by an earthquake and climbing Mount Kilimanjaro with his family.

In 2007, he was invited to attend a week of life coaching by the American Society of Training and Development.

He was blown away by the experience and later earned his certification as a professional coach. Shortly after embracing his coaching practice, he became interested in applying it to business.

Geographically, his work has focused on developing countries in South East Asia and Africa, such as Indonesia, India, Myanmar, Cambodia, and South Africa.

He’s also lived and worked in France, Egypt, Spain, Italy, and the UK.

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