Mr. Jim Paredes is a successful practicing creative engaged in songwriting, record producing, arranging, and performing with the durable and talented APO Hiking Society. He is also a lecturer motivator, columnist, activist, and has also done work for various advertising campaigns. Aside from that, Jim is a published photographer and an author of four books (Humming In My Universe: Random Takes on Everything, Between Blinks, Writing On Water, and As Is Where Is).
Since 2002, he has taught at Ateneo de Manila University, Communication Arts Department. During the past decades, he has also successfully designed and facilitated various types of workshops including team building and creativity workshops for companies and organizations