Our Speakers

Speakers' Profiles

Mr. Bryan Yap
Topic: The Future of Mobile Technology and its Impact to the Youth
Bryan is the Founder of Republiq Group of Companies (RGC) – a well-rounded full-service agency that offers a wide range of services from software development to marketing on a digital platform to video and animation needs. A few years into running his own businesses such as Froyo stalls, coupon incentive start-ups and interactive installations, Bryan drew learnings from these to build what he has been creating today.
Although Bryan has had almost a decade of experiences in Technology, the local industry, and failures in the tech scene, he considers himself far from a Tech-industry expert, rather he considers himself as one of the several entrepreneurs treading this world of technology. The difference is, he believes his committed partners and passionate team will work with him in creating impact in the society.
Company: http://www.creativerepubliq.com/

Mr. Vince Loremia
Topic: The Science and Art of Mobile Technology Startup Ideas
Vince is the CEO of Tudlo Innovations, COO and Chief User Experience Officer of Kallfly Pty. Ltd. He is a young professional with a unique combination of leadership and technical skills, bringing to the table the ability to combine management with technical applications. His professional goals include continuing to grow in leadership and knowledge, excel in innovative technology application, interact and share with team members and colleagues, and develop world-class solutions to real world challenges.
His is an expert in the areas of Web App Development, Mobile Development, Management, IT Solutions and Marketing.
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vinxstudio/

Mr. Shad Roi de la Cruz
Topic: Mobile Technology Platform: Android
Shad is the Cebu Community Lead of Google Developers Group, Geek at Symph and a startup founder. He is a skilled and knowledgeable individual with extensive knowledge in development, communication, programming and computer application.
He has demonstrated ability in planning and executing development plans using different methods as well as social media marketing strategies, communications, and promotions. Shad is also versed in maintaining, posting and analyzing website data and content and in developing solutions for websites and platforms, as well as design and user experience.
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shadroi/

Mr. Keith Lumanog
Topic: Mobile Technology Platform: iOS
Keith is the CEO/Founder at Iskwelahan.com, a web-based application SMS service that let school administrator communicates with students and faculty more efficiency particularly during emergencies and urgent situations. He is also the CEO and head developer of Web Ninja Technologies.
He is a proud alumnus of University of the Philippines Cebu High School batch 2001 and has more than 10 years in the field of information technology.
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/keithics/

Mr. and Mrs. Nigel Lopez
Topic: Homegrown IOT Project Samplers
Nigel and Elaine Lopez are both senior IT students of UC – Main campus. The couple is into mobile development and has produced several mobile apps as their favorite hobby.

Mr. Albert Padin
Topic: Disruptive Mobile Applications in Different Fields
Albert is the first Filipino and Southeast Asian Google Developer Expert. He is a developer and entrepreneur who’s worked on consumer, enterprise, and government software products. He is the co-founder and CTO of Symph, a design, development, and startup studio.
He is also a Co-Founder of YYY Jobs, an app designed to improve the visibility, equity and productivity of blue collar labor markets in developing countries. Prior to that, Albert started SpellDial, directed plays, and mentored street children. He studied Information Technology at the Centre for International Education Global Colleges.
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jpadin/

Engr. Diogs Pascua
Topic: Micropython: Embedding Python to microcontrollers for IOT applications
He is the CEO/Founder of LISER Robotics, a startup company that aims to boost STEAM education in the Philippines through robotics. He is also one of the mentors for The MUST-Singapore Polytechnics Learning Express Social Innovation Program.
With more than 17 years of experience in the academe serving as an instructor in various universities and colleges in Mindanao, he is an experienced resource speaker and technical trainer in various electronic conference and seminars. He has a strong background particularly in the C language and proficient with laboratory test and measurement tools. His areas of expertise are Microcontrollers, Embedded Systems programming, Robotics and Design Thinking and Social Entrepreneurship.