Founder and CEO
Patrick founded Appsolutely in 2013. Prior to this, he went on stellar two-decade run as a tech entrepreneur, creating Ilios Resources and Helius Tech and holding executive posts for conglomerates such as Digitel, Nortel, and Lucent.
Hans has a background in various industries such as Banking, Cooperative and Micro Finance and Transportation. He was part of BPI Globe BanKo in the Emerging Markets Group which is in-charge of product architecture.
Head of Legal
Jess is partner at the law firm Villa & Cruz, which he founded in 2000 and led ever since. He also serves as chairman of business process outsourcing company Omniluck Service Cooperative and corporate secretary of Mensa Philippines.
Dharell is a well rounded accounting professional with six years experience in general accounting and taxation, cross-functional competencies in all phases of accounting, tax calculations, payroll, financial statement reporting, compliance and audit procedure.
Narciso Villanueva Jr.
Francis James Figueroa
Owner and General Manager of Gong Cha Philippines
Andrew, a Boston University graduate, brought Gong Cha, a global franchise of Taiwanese milk tea shops in 2011, and Pizza Studio a Los Angeles-based international franchise, to the Philippines.
Managing Director and Senior Advisor of CFP Transaction Advisors
Solomon, an internationally trained lawyer with more than 15 years of professional experience in corporate finance, infrastructure, & development consulting. The Cornell University Master of Laws graduate is currently a project advisor to the developer of the Philippines’ largest Greenfield self-generation project.
Chief Executive Officer of Snowy August Management and LookSmart
Mike was the third member of the GeoCities team until 1999. Since then, the UCLA alumnus became a hedge fund manager in New York, took over Nasdaq-listed company LookSmart in 2013 and serves on the board of MGTI.
Finance Director and Senior Advisor of CFP Transaction Advisors
Hector is a finance specialist who has advised Philippine government agencies and various USAID projects over the past decade. The University of Cambridge alumnus has been an investment banking professional who assisted various companies in raising long-term capital through public offerings or private placements.
CEO of Launchgarage and Gameworks
Jay, a serial tech entrepreneur, advocate, and leader, is currently founder and CEO of Ruby development shop ProudCloud, co-founder and chief technology officer of HealthTech startup MEDIFI, and founder of LaunchGarage, an innovation hub based in Manila.
Co-Founder and Vice President of Operations of Plug and Play Technology Center
Jojo is a leader in the tech innovation space, serving as a co-founder of Silicon Valley-based venture fund, innovation platform, startup accelerator, and corporate innovation consultancy Plug and Play.