Philippine Youth Congress on Information Technology 2013
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Featured 2013 Speakers
Distinguished Technical EvangelistMicrosoft CorporationJames Whittaker is a technology executive with a career that spans academia, start-ups and top tech companies.
Director, Product ManagementOracle CorporationNaveen Asrani is Director Product Management within the Java Product organization at Oracle
Country ManagerFreelancer.comJojy Azurin founded BusinessSummaries.com and created it into one of the world's top online executive book summary services with over 300,000 reader base.
Co-Founder and CEOStartupDragonsKevin Leversee is called the apostle of hustle, and for 20 years he has brought together technology, teams, and business to further human experience.
Vice President – ExternalsPhilippine Society of IT Educators (PSITE)John has been in the ICT industry for more than 24 years, and has worked with IBM, Oracle, Misys, Accenture, and Macquarie Offshore Services and has held positions of progressive responsibility, namely systems engineer, IT Manager, technical support, project manager, consultant, trainer, Associate Director, and others.
Lead EditorTheBobberytheBobbery is mainly written by Franky Branckaute, an often snarky and sarcastic tech veteran. Aside from extensive product management experience, and entrepreneurial ventures, Franky has more than 10 years of experience in publishing, testing, and reviewing startups and gadgets
Deputy Executive Director for Policies Information and Communications Technology OfficeDOSTMr. Monchito B. Ibrahim is currently with the Department of Science and Technology–Information and Communications Technology Office (DOST-ICTO) as Deputy Executive Director for Policies.
Software EngineerloolooErick Bajao is a software engineer at looloo. He has worked in various roles that involved working heavily with computers and typing.
Managing DirectorTimbleJohan Janssens is a Belgian web architect, tech entrepreneur and free software advocate. In the past 10 years Johan has spent most his time creating and advocating free and open source software and helping evolve the World Wide Web.
Google Certified TeacherGoogle Apps EDU Certified TrainerWendy Gorton is an enthusiastic Google Certified Teacher, Google Apps EDU Certified Trainer, and a lifelong learner. She has taught 4th graders in Los Angeles, been an elementary technology coordinator, a university technology specialist, online teacher, and curriculum developer and research assistant.
Chief Executive OfficerKalibrrPaul Rivera is the Founder and CEO of Kalibrr, the world's first Massive Open Assessments & Training platform that gets people jobs and delivers pre-qualified talent at scale to companies. Kalibrr is also the first Filipino company to be accepted into the Silicon Valley-based incubator program Y Combinator
Master Affiliate (Asia Pacific)Linux Professional InstituteChristy Tsang is the Master Affiliate of the Linux Professional Institute (LPI) in Asia Pacific. She works extensively with partners to promote Linux certification in the region, particularly in the academic area.
Training OfficerAPNICSheryl Hermoso has had various roles as Network and Systems Administrator before joining the Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC). She started her career as a Technical Support Assistant while studying at the University of the Philippines.
Departmental Associate (Emeritus)SLAC National Accelerator LaboratoryHe is a Departmental Associate (Emeritus) at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, the basic energy science and high-energy physics laboratory operated by Stanford University.
Founder and CEOJob and Esther Technologies (Worldwide)He is the founder and CEO of Job and Esther Technologies, where he also serves as the Chief Software Architect for the entire line of products and services.
Software Development AnalystSmart Communications, Inc.She is a 25-year-old native of Nueva Vizcaya but is now residing in Quezon City. She is visually impaired and totally blind, having lost her sight when she was only 18. She has been an active advocate of Web Accessibility since then.
Assistant ProfessorUniversity of the Philippines College of LawProfessor Disini received his Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) degree from the University of the Philippines in 1993, graduating 5th in his class. He was admitted into the Philippine Bar in 1994 after placing 7th in the Bar Examinations. He received his Master of Laws (LL.M.)
Faculty MemberUniversity of the Philippines Cebu High SchoolHe is finishing his Master of Arts in Education major in Chemistry in the University of the Philippines Cebu.
Associate ProfessorUniversity of the Philippines College of LawProf. Harry Roque, Jr. is an Associate Professor at the UP College of Law and teaches, among other subjects, Public International Law, International Humanitarian Law and Constitutional Law. He is also Professor 2 at the Philippine Judicial Academy.
Associate ProfessorUniversity of the Philippines College of LawArmin B. Sarthou, Jr. is a graduate of the UP College of Architecture in 1982 and also holds an MBA Degree from the UP College of Business Administration, where he finished at the top of the UP MBA Day Program Class of 1985.
Community ManagerMozilla PhilippinesEusebio “Jun” Barrun is a Mass Communication graduate at Aquinas University of Legaspi and currently is taking his Master’s degree in IT Management at Colegio de San Juan de Letran Calamba. Digital Arts and Multimedia Design are his expertise.
AuditorUP System IT Foundation, Inc.He has designed English language learning courseware that promotes intercultural competence and sustainable development.Copyright (c) UP System IT Foundation 2013