THE TEAM

Patrick Palacios

Patrick Palacios

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.

Franco Dagelet

Franco Dagelet

Management Engineer

Franco is a young leader with a passion for blockchain technology. With Investment Banking experience and serving as financial analyst for Citigroup Philippines, he set out to be the business development head for Loadrunner Logistics.

Hanslouie Barlocher

Hanslouie Barlocher

Strategy Head

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.  

Queenie Amaranto

Queenie Amaranto

Marketing Manager

Q is a brand builder with extensive sales management experience from Metrobank Card Corporation.. She handled the brand & marketing communications for the first schemed prepaid card in the Philippines powered by VISA.

Jess Villa

Jess Villa

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.

Heidi Guzman

Heidi Guzman

Strategic Partnerships Director

Heidi has a proven record of building partnerships, managing projects and designing strategies for organizations like Aspire Lifestyles the leader in B2B benefits Solutions and Concierge Services and International SOS Philippines which is the world’s largest medical and travel security services firm which counts nearly 2/3 of the Fortune Global 500 companies as clients.

Ike Tuazon

Ike Tuazon

Chief Security Officer

Ike was vice president, cash center and ATM operations head at Philippine Bank of Communications. He was also Vice President of business solutions services at Citigroup, he also started various startup ventures in the tech space.

Dharell Malatbalat

Dharell Malatbalat

Accounting Manager

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.

Laura Cruz

Laura Cruz

Head of Human Resource

With 2 decades of solid experience in Human Resource Management, Ms. Lally is equipped in both technical aspects and leadership component as part of the Management Committee. She was the Head of Human Resources Department of Insular Savers bank Inc. and BPI Globe BanKO, A Savings Bank, both are leading financial institutions in the Philippines.

Loyd Ocampo

Loyd Ocampo

Lead Developer

Loyd has a decade of software development experience both in the military and private companies, specializing in cyber-security, network and systems architecture, and API development. He earned his electrical engineering degree at the University of New South Wales, Australia and has attended both military academies in the Philippines and Australia.

COMMUNITY MANAGERS

LoyalCoin has a very dynamic and relentless team of community managers handling the building, growing and managing of LoyalCoin’s online communities. They also expand the global reach of LoyalCoin through business development which includes merchant acquisition and LoyalWallet downloads.

 

Haizel Dalid

Haizel Dalid

Philippines

Silveria Gerente

Silveria Gerente

UAE

Alvin Chua

Alvin Chua

Philippines

Diego Martins

Diego Martins

Brazil

ADVISORY BOARD

Appsolutely has also assembled a reputable team of advisors for LoyalCoin. These advisors, who bring in international educational and professional credentials to the table, are providing crucial support and guidance that will help propel LoyalCoin to its goal of global adoption and revolution in the customer loyalty space.
Andrew Ong

Andrew Ong

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.

Solomon Castro

Solomon Castro

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.

Mike Onghai

Mike Onghai

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.

Hector Florento

Hector Florento

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.

Jay Fajardo

Jay Fajardo

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.

Jojo Flores

Jojo Flores

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.

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