Closing the CIO Leaders Summit Philippines, is Glen Francis, President of the CIO Academy Asia. Glen Francis is the Vice President, Head of Group IT (CIO) for Global Logistic Properties (GLP). He is responsible for IT across the group’s global operations. GLP is listed on the Singapore Exchange.
Glen engaged the audience with an interactive, workshop style presentation with the help of Rodell Garcia from Manila Water, Gigi Rapids from Ayala Corporation and Ferdinand Pollute from Energy Development Corporation.
Rodell A. Garcia, currently the Chief Technology Adviser and Group Director of Information Technology of Manila Water Company, Inc., has been in the IT industry for 40 years. He joined Manila Water in September, 2012 to oversee the the company’s IT transformation. Prior to this appointment, he was with Globe Telecom for 12 years, occupying positions as Chief Information Officer, Chief Technical Officer, and Head of IT Transformation. He also spent 22 years in the banking industry. Mr. Garcia graduated with a BS Math degree from the Ateneo de Manila University as a scholar of the National Science Development Board.
Ferdinand Poblete is a global IT executive, with over 30 years of diverse experience in cross-cultural markets across Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America and North America, in varying leadership positions with responsibilities covering IT infrastructure, manufacturing, sales & logistics systems, local & remote people management, strategic planning, business management, new business development, budgeting and cost control.