Speakers

Janette Toral

Author, E-Commerce Consultant

Janette Toral is a trainer, writer, consultant, blogger, policy lobbyist, and entrepreneur. She is known in the Philippines as the Mother of The E-Commerce Law – R.A. 8792 and is recognized as an information technology champion promoting the IT sector locally and internationally. A columnist of Sun.Star Cebu, Toral is also the ambassador of the Philippine School Cyberfair Competition. She also runs two professional online communities, the DigitalFilipino.com Club and Philippine Software Process Improvement Network. She is the first Filipino author published by McGraw-Hill Education Asia.

Jay Frank de Jesus

Emerging Media Specialist, U.S. Embassy

Jay de Jesus is the Emerging Media Specialist for the U.S. Embassy and more popularly known to the online community as jaydj. He manages overall social media and its multiple online communities. He is also an internet and social media consultant/analyst, web developer and strategist. He has helped several Filipino brands establish their online presence and communities. Jay currently blogs about social media and YouTube videos.

Justin Cooke

Chief Idea Generator, Adsense Flippers

Justin Cooke is a partner at AdSenseFlippers.com, host of the AdSense Flippers Podcast, and a partner at TryBPO.com, an outsourcing company based in Davao City, Philippines. He’s originally from California, USA but is currently a resident of Davao City. When not working with his team, he enjoys travelling internationally to Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, and Indonesia.

Jojie Alcantara

Journalist, Photographer, PR and Creative Consultant

Jojie Alcantara is a writer, artist and photographer whose works grace her columns in SunStar Davao, Manila Bulletin, as well as national and international travel magazines. This proud Dabawenya has bagged awards in international photo competitions. A blogger since the late 90s, she generously shares her skills in creative writing, cartooning, photography and photo blogging workshops. She is a solo traveler who loves to discover and promote old and new destinations and showcase them through her lens.

Rene Lizada

Writer, Columnist

Rene Lizada spent most of his adult life sharing knowledge and wisdom as an English teacher at a local high school. But after years of teaching, he is now living the corporate life. He is a sought after workshop speaker for budding writers and is an active member to Toastmasters. He also is a columnist at Sunstar Davao.

Aileen Apolo – de Jesus

Head of Outreach, Google Southeast Asia

Aileen Apolo – de Jesus is the Head of Outreach for Southeast Asia, Google. A long-time marketing practitioner, Aileen has been involved in marketing and business development of technology products for more than 11 years. She is an experienced marketing and sales manager skilled in developing and implementing marketing, communication and strategic business plans and campaigns that produce results and increase sales and profits. Skilled in product and brand development, training, sales management, business development, market research and profiling.

Kring Elenzano

Director, Producer, Actress, Host and Vlogger

Kring Elenzano is a lot of things- a freelance director and producer, an actress and a TV/event host, a writer and blogger. She has since directed shows such as The Skechers Street Dance Battle Years 3,4,5&6, GoNegosyo, The Teenpreneur Challenge, One Night with an Angel and Rivermaya: Bagong Liwanag and was segment producer for Studio 23′s It’s a Guy Thing and floor director for MTV Homecoming. Kring has also done various online and corporate videos for clients, both local and international. She can also be seen regularly on flippish.com, the first online Pinoy video channel, where she stars in such shows as Direk, Who Dares Kring, Talking Heads and many others.

Roy Geonzon

KBP President - Davao Chapter

Roy Geonzon is the Davao chapter chairman of the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas and the station manager of DXUM – Radyo Ukay. He is an avid traveler and photography enthusiast.