The TalentMan Spotlight: An Anniversary Special October & November 2016 / by Michael Seifert

As we embark on a new chapter, we've put together '10 Things To Know About TalentMan' to round up our 2nd Year Agency Anniversary #TheTalentManTurnsTWO with this exclusive just for you! On behalf of the TalentMan warriors, we would like to thank all the agencies around the world that have put their trust in us. It's been a blessing to have served and impacted the industry in the past two years & we look forward to many more to come! 

Fact #1
‘TalentMan’ was founded by international model, digital marketer, business management student, creative and entrepreneur Michael Seifert.

Fact #2
TalentMan is an idea that’s sparked in Seifert’s mind in 2011 during a work trip to Milan, Italy.

Fact #3
TalentMan was introduced in Start Up Weekend Manila (SWM 2013) where Seifert bested 32 other potentials and bagged 1st Runner Up in the competition. This achievement gave Seifert a boost of confidence to pursue his passion and work towards turning the TalentMan concept into a reality.

Fact #4
Seifert launched TalentMan in October 2014 with 4 models: Adryan Hanson, Dora Alma, Kenji Kureyama & Pawel Bednarek.

Fact #5
The agency philosophy revolves around the pursuit of 3 key ingredients -passion, personality and professionalism -  a company culture that TalentMan takes pride in.

Fact #6
The agency first received international acclaim when model Adryan Hanson was exclusively interviewed by Models.com & later was carefully selected by Riccardo Tisci to exclusively walk in Givenchy’s S/S 2015 collection in Paris.

Fact #7
Since launching in October 2014, TalentMan has successfully placed models with top model management agencies in over 25 markets worldwide.

Fact #8
The TalentMan models have appeared in top publications Dazed & Confused, Esquire, GQ, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire and Vogue, among others; walked for top international designers Aigner, Calvin Klein, Emporio Armani, Fausto Puglisi, Givenchy, Gucci, Todd Snyder, Vivetta; and appeared in nationwide & worldwide campaigns for Hollister, Old Navy, Topman & Turkish Airlines to name a few.

Fact #9
To date, TalentMan is the first boutique management agency founded in the Philippines focused on the discovery, development and direction of talent that has successfully penetrated world-renowned markets like London, Milan, New York & Paris.

Fact #10
TalentMan is an abbreviation for ‘Talent Management.’

XX TalentMan