MONROVIA – US-based Liberian Abraham P. Detrench Kallon has been included in ‘Marquis Who’s Who’, the world’s premier biographical editor, dedicated to chronicle the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from all walks of life. ‘important activities, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment.
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In a statement celebrating Mr. Kallon’s extraordinary achievement, Marquis Who’s Who ‘said for over 10 years, Mr. Kallon has thrived as President and CEO, Owner and Sourcing Consultant of DePRO Global Inc., a multimedia and procurement company based in its native Liberia.
Thanks to his diverse skills, he regularly provides a multitude of essential services to foreign companies, such as content development, innovation development, supply chain, logistics, human resources, assets, management fleet and digital marketing. Mr. Kallon also frequently uses his expertise in artificial intelligence to help his clients build websites and mobile apps.
Journey to success
Mr. Kallon, originally from Liberia, graduated with a BSc in Economics and Financial Management from the University of Liberia in 2009. He then obtained a MSc in Procurement and Logistics from the Pure and Applied Sciences Department of the University of Kenya. Jomo Kenyatta-NRC University of Agriculture and Technology graduate program project three years later.
He resumed his studies in 2020, when he obtained a Professional Executive Certificate in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence from the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Fascinated by artificial intelligence, Mr. Kallon took additional courses on the implications of artificial intelligence in business strategy at the MIT Sloan School of Management and the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
Speaking to FrontPage Africa live from the United States, Mr. Kallon attributed his success to his thirst for knowledge, as well as his desire to play a direct role in advancing the Liberian economy and contributing also to global trade and international trade networks. .
He thanked his family, friends and loved ones around the world for supporting him in the ways he most needed to flourish selflessly and be able to give back to society.
“Your emotional, mental, psychological, financial support and whatever the level of support always helps me a lot to continue to aspire,” he said.
“Above all, I am grateful to Almighty God for his many blessings in granting me the greatest gifts of life and time; love, peace, joy, wisdom, favor, mercy, forgiveness, long life, provision, health and protection.
Mr. Kallon is one of several influential leaders in the United States and around the world in the information technology field to be honored in 2021-2022 for their significant contributions to global society and to businesses across all industries in the world. during an unprecedented financial crisis. cycle. One of them is Warren Buffett, an American investor, business mogul, philanthropist and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. Buffett is considered one of the world’s most successful investors with a net worth of over US $ 85.6 billion as of December 2020, making him the fourth richest person in the world. Another prominent name is Abigail Johnson, CEO of Fidelity Investments and the eighth richest woman in the world.
Kallon noted that the honor of recognition and inclusion in the world’s leading biographical register due to his professionalism and excellent contribution to global society is greatly appreciated and dedicated this honor to the people of Liberia.
“I am proud of myself, but very proud of my Liberian people and our beautiful nation, Liberia, who have thought through me through the school of hard knocks, how to turn impossibilities into opportunity and endure as challenges engage. my way as I plan to implement and accomplish dreams and goals, ”he said.
As a testament to his success, he received several awards regarding Youth Empowerment and the Developmental Impact of Innovation, as well as the US Embassy Competition Award.
Despite his landmark accomplishments, he continues to have a huge impact in his native Liberia. In the interview with FPA, he made a passionate appeal to his compatriots back home to put aside their differences and work collectively for the growth and development of Liberia.
“In all our differences and imperfections, we must first value Liberia, focus and work together in unity, peace, respect and love to champion the cause by making Liberia number one again in all of Africa for leadership, political and economic stability, maintaining a legacy of pioneering and sustainability in all aspects regarding industrialization with diversity and improving living standards well above the threshold of poverty for all Liberians at home and abroad.
He believes this is achievable once “we apply or integrate automated systems, policies and the expertise of technocrats, analysts, strategists as well as the right allocation of budgets, rapid change will come.” “
He called on the Liberian government and the opposition and the main political parties, as well as independent Liberians to keep the peace; adding that the Liberian people have been given a leadership role and as such should stand up and make the country proud and not ashamed.
He said, “I know we can do it, believe and work hard and smart selflessly and the goal will be achieved. Africa needs us Liberia and we need Africa too. The world needs us now, so we must do our due diligence and prosper using technology, developing innovation, creativity, productivity and business engagement strategies to catapult the economy and our people. towards wealth.
Projects for the future
Mr. Kallon also aspires to earn a PhD in International Relations and eventually transfer his wealth of knowledge to the next generation of entrepreneurs. He looks forward to serving diligently in a public service as a dynamic leader to contribute immensely to governance reform, inspiring both the ‘self-help’ wealth creation of the private and public sectors using the innovation, creativity, business development strategies and technology.
In the near future, he intends to devote more attention to his passion for music and film, and to pursue his dream of winning a Grammy Award among other world awards, having already received several accolades for his musical prowess.
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