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The World CIO 200 Summit 2023 Philippines edition

The World CIO 200 Summit Philippines edition honored top IT leaders with the World CIO 200 Awards on 26th July at City of Dreams Manila, Philippines. The event was successful with the presence of top IT leaders who made the event more engaging and effective.

Attendees and keynote speakers were welcomed by Jennefer Lorraine Mendoza, Project Lead Manager, GEC Media Group. She shared the success story of World CIO 200 roadshow in every country and honoring the success of CIOs for their contribution to the industry.

The event follows the theme of ‘Rise of the power’. The World CIO 200 2023 roadshow is designed to help IT leaders develop and enhance the qualities of leadership, power, vision and focus.

Sheridan Leroy P. Laroza, Senior Director of Information Technology, Thermo Fisher Scientific kicked off the event with his country inaugural keynote. DM Varun, Regional Head-SEA, Xoxoday spoke about every industry’s growing technology needs and trends and innovations in the tech world. The event became more engaging and interesting through a thought-provoking panel discussion by some influential panelists.

Sheridan Leroy P. Laroza-Senior Director of Information Technology-Thermo Fisher Scientific, Oliver Junio-Dean / Information Technology Director-University of Perpetual Help System – Laguna, Gemma Rose D -CIO-Cyber Security Philippines CERT, Noel Adalia Dimasacat-CIO-Alexander Karl Group Corp., Kenneth Catugas-Head of IT-ING and Arlene Romasanta-Chief/Information Technology Officer-DICT-MISS took part in an engaging panel discussion on the topic ‘Rise of the Power’.

The panel discussion was moderated by Dr. Mary Joy Abueg-President-National ICT Confederation of the Philippines (NICP).

The World CIO 200 Summit Philippines edition honored 23 top IT leaders with World CIO 200 Awards in Legend, Master, Leader and Next-Gen CIO categories.

Nooky, Umali Metro Pacific Health Group Chief Technology Officer
Kenneth, Catugas ING Hubs Philippines B.V. Head of Information Technology
Gemma Rose, Dublan Cyber Security Philippines CERT CIO
Bryan Leo, Asis Alaska Milk Corporation (Frieslandcampina) Chief Information and Digital Officer
Alex, Ustaris PHINMA Education Holdings, Inc. CTO
Mel, Migrino Women in Security Alliance Philippines (Non Stock/Non Profit/ Non Govt Org.) and former CISO of Meralco Group
Chairman and President WiSAP \ Execom for ASEAN CIO Association \ Former CISO
Julius Caesar, Principe FWD Insurance Philippines Chief Information and Transformation Pfficer
Winnie, Rebancos Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines, Inc. CIO
Mary Joy, Abueg National ICT Confederation of the Philippines President/CIO
Anthony, Monteras XDE Logistics Chief Information Officer
Ruel Martin, Mase Viva Communications Inc. Chief Technology Officer
Aris, Ignacio Southville International School and Colleges Dean, College of Information Technology Head and Engineering
Norman, Carcellar Unioil Petroleum Philippines Inc. Chief Information Officer
Lito, Villanueva Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation and Inclusion Officer
Kenneth, Sy Rex Group of Companies Chief Technology Officer
Noel, Dimasacat Alexander Karl Group Corporation Chief Information Officer
Sheridan Leroy, Laroza Thermo Fisher Scientific Senior Director, IT
Albert, Silva San Beda University Director, Information and Communications Technology Center
Adrian, Zablan Docquity Philippines Corporation Technical Operations Executive and Data Protection Officer
Engelbert, Apostol Quezon City Government Chief Information Officer
Marcelo, Rivera Supawings Restaurant Head of IT

The event was successful with the support of the sponsors and also made the event an unforgettable experience for all the attendees.

Below are the sponsors for the World CIO 200 Summit Philippines edition,

  • Positive Technologies
  • SeeBurger
  • Xoxoday
  • Lingaro
  • Inypay

The roadshow will continue in the remaining countries and will culminate in a grand finale at Baku, Azerbaijan from 17th to 19th September.