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Digital HR for a Transformed Workforce
June 29, 2023 • 8:00 - 17:00 PHT • Hilton, Manila

About The Event

As the country moves toward advancement, HR Leaders find opportunities to improve the methods and tools that they have been using. The goal is to alleviate tasks and manage responsibilities more efficiently. This conference will build a new generation of human resource communities with an invigorating workplace culture. 

Join us at the HR Tech Philippines 2023 on June 29th as we spend the whole day immersing in knowledgeable perspectives from astounding regional leaders in the country

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2023 Speakers

Michelle Rubio

Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer

Michelle Rubio holds the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer at UnionBank of the Philippines. Prior to this, she was the Vice President and the Philippine Country Human Resource, Quality and Corporate Communications Head of the global electrical engineering and power company, Asea Brown Boveri. She was a Senior Consultant at OTi Consulting Singapore where she got involved with government and private organizations in establishing Singapore Quality Class, People Developer, Industry Capability Upgrading (ICAP) certifications, Work Life and Work Redesign. For these capabilities she was certified by SPRING Singapore.

Nerissa Berba

SVP/Head Human Capital Management Group
Security Bank Corporation

Nerissa joined Security Bank in mid April of 2020 as Head of Human Capital Management. Prior to joining SBC, she was the SVP/Head of Human Resources of Hong Kong Shanghai Bank in the Philippines, a role she did for a little more than a year. She spent close to 4 years a HR Director of Deutsche Bank where she headed both the local Human Resources Group and the HR Regional Advisory Team. She was responsible for both the shared services and the Bank as well.

Ruby Jaucian

First Vice President – Transformation
Aboitiz Equity Ventures

Ruby Jaucian is a seasoned HR leader with more than twenty years of professional experience in leadership development, talent management and organization development. She is currently First Vice President of Aboitiz Equity Ventures Transformation Team, focused on helping build the first Philippines’ techglomerate.

Maria Luisa "MaLu" Inofre

Chief People Officer
Aboitiz Power Corporation

As the Chief People Officer, MaLu is at the helm of cultivating an agile and resilient workforce that will drive the transformation of AboitizPower across its businesses in generation, distribution, retail electricity services and potential new businesses. At AboitizPower, its people are key in achieving its 2030 ambition of growing its generation portfolio to a 50:50 balance between its renewable energy and thermal capacities.

Under her leadership, the company continues to power the future of current and future team members with its People@Core program. 

Vince Dizon

Chief Human Resources Officer
Procter & Gamble Philippines

Vince Dizon is the country HR leader for Procter & Gamble Philippines.He is a graduate of Ateneo de Manila University and today he has had over 20 years of experience in Human Resources.His experiences range from Recruiting, Training, Organizational Effectiveness, Executive Coaching, HR Business partner, Product Supply HR and Country / Site HR leadership.He has also had experience across multiple geographies –11 years of experience in other parts of Asia (Vietnam, China) and he has experience in working in both developing and developed businesses.Vince champions themes such as the Employee Value Equation and Equality and Inclusion.

Ma. Theresa Llamas

Chief Human Resources Officer
Travellers International Hotel Group Inc.

Terri Llamas is a seasoned Human Resources Executive with more than thirty (30) years of proven experience in Human Resources Management gained across regional and global leadership roles in Talent Acquisition, Manpower Planning, Organizational Development, Talent Learning and Development, Compensation and Benefits Administration, Labor and Industrial Relations.

Robert Conrad Gonzales

Chief People Officer

Robert is the Chief HR Officer of GCash, the #1 Finance App in the Philippines. He has a strong focus in establishing Mynt as a Purpose Driven organization, and making the company an Employer of Choice for talents who want to establish a career in the digital technology space.

He has 27 years of experience in Human Resources; ranging from HR Business Partnership to Talent Acquisition, and a big focus on Learning & Development. Previous to Mynt, he worked in Globe Telecom; building the company’s corporate university (Globe University). Robert’s professional experience…

Kirk Patrick Alimaza

Country Head of People & Culture
AirAsia Philippines

Kirk Patrick Alimaza is a seasoned Human Resources Professional with almost two decades of solid experience in People Management with specialization in Recruitment, Selection and Placement, Employee and Labor Relations, and a strong background in Compensation and Benefits and Training & Organizational Development. Working for several industries like manufacturing, hospitality, and BPO allowed him to appreciate multicultural perspectives.

Edalyn Hadjula-Legarde 
People & Culture Director

An experienced People & Culture leader with strong focus on strategy, transformation, business processes redesign, organisational and systems research, design, development and deployment, learning, leadership and acceleration of talent development, total rewards, industrial and labor relations.

Marvin Rodriguez

Country Director
Coronis Health

Joey Regala

First Vice President, Chief Information Security and Data Protection Officer
EastWest Banking Corporation

Manuel Joey A. Regala is the First Vice President and Chief Information Security and Data Protection Officer of EastWest Bank. Joey has a strong and extensive profile of over 30 years in Information Technology and IT Security on Financial Systems. Joey is the founder and past president of Information Security Officers Group (ISOG) and was the past president of ISACA Manila from 2011 to 2012, past of ITIP 2014 and Vice President for TSIG Interest Group. The CISO was one of the awardees for the 2017 Chief Security Officer ASEAN Awards. Currently, he is a member of the BAP Cybersecurity Working Committee and Philippine National Police – Anti Cybercrime Advisory Council. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and earned his bachelor degree from Philippine School of Business Administration.

Dir. Patrick Patriwirawan Jr.

Director IV
Department of Labor and Employment

Mr. Patrick P. Patriwirawan, Jr. is Director IV of the Bureau of Local Employment. For over 10 years, he has gained experience in labor policy analysis and research in the areas of labor relations and public sector unionism, worker displacement and unemployment protection, labor market analysis in selected sectors, and overseas employment starting as Labor and Employment Officer II in 2012. He is also a senior lecturer at the University of the Philippines–Manila specializing in human resource management, organization development, and industrial sociology. He received his Master of Industrial Relations degree from the School of Labor and Industrial Relations at the University of the Philippines – Diliman and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Behavioral Sciences cum laude from the University of the Philippines – Manila. He has been registered in the roster of the Career Executive Service Eligibles since 2019.

Angelo Jayno

Regional Manager
Grab For Business PH

Angelo is a highly accomplished professional currently serving as the Regional Manager of Grab For Business. With an extensive background in sales management and business development, Angelo has made significant contributions to the growth and success of Grab over the past five years. As the Regional Manager, Angelo leads a dedicated team of regional key account managers, inside sales specialists, sales development representatives, and client servicing associates across Singapore, Malaysia, and the Philippines. His team plays a vital role in supporting the business objectives of Grab For Business, the corporate arm of Grab that focuses on providing transportation, delivery, and payment solutions for companies. He is a Globe-Trotter that loves experiencing new and different cultures.

Jan Garrovillo

Vice President

Jan is the Vice President of Kalibrr, a talent platform with over 6 million young professionals and more than 18,000 innovative companies in Southeast Asia. With over 20 years of experience in the IT, FMCG, and HR industries, Jan has a proven track record as a business leader. She has guided organizations to achieve market share leadership, develop brand equity, and drive revenue growth.

Before joining Kalibrr, Jan held positions at global companies such as NEC, Johnson & Johnson, and HSBC, gaining a diverse professional background across industries.

Vikrant Khanna

Sr. Director – Innovation & Insights

Vikrant has been part of various globalization and transformation initiatives with organizations that have spanned the spectrum of HR Reorganization, HR Operating Model Design, Shared Services Execution, Cost Optimization, Payroll Outsourcing and Performance Benchmarking. He has also worked with governments and donor agencies to solve for industry level talent issues spanning geographies like Colombia, Egypt, Guatemala, India, Jordan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Uruguay. 

Sasank Raavi

Country Head, Philippines

Sasank is currently the Country Head of Philippines at Dariwnbox, taking care of revenue, has a bias to action and strongly believes in the adage by Carl Jung that says, “You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do”. Deeply passionate about growth, Sasank is specializes in scaling Enterprise SaaS Businesses across geographies (US/LATAM/APAC) and solving for complex customer needs with utmost authenticity. Having donned multiple hats ranging from content marketing to Inside Sales to Sales, Sasank brings the best of all worlds when it comes to treating customers like royalty, becoming a trusted advisor and giving them an unfair advantage in terms of value.

Shalav Saran

Business Head – Philippines

Shalav possesses 14 years of rich experience in the areas of Business Development, Research, Client Servicing & Team Management. He is regarded as a proactive leader with expertise in market plan execution, pre-sales efforts, competitor and market analysis. Being a customer-focused and performance-driven individual, he also established proficiency in implementing systems/procedures with a proven ability to achieve financial discipline. He carries significant experience in contributing to organizational success by managing, reviewing, and undertaking appropriate needs. He is known in the corporate circuit for his excellent communication, relationship management & team building skills with dexterity in mentoring and managing cross-functional teams.

Paul Nikhil Prasad

Global Head – Managed Payroll Services
Ramco Systems

Nikhil is global head for managed payroll services at Ramco Systems. He has over 20 years of experience in multi-country payroll operations, project management, process improvements and transitions. Nikhil is also well-versed in GIA audit and risk control and have a strong understanding of compliance and risk management in the payroll industry.

Peter Earnshaw

SVP Revenue

Peter Earnshaw is a seasoned entrepreneur in the HR tech software industry, specializing in building businesses. With 20+ years of experience in SaaS, he has worked with Ayala Group, BPI, and facilitated the launch of Starbucks by Rustan Group in the Philippines. Peter has also established HR shared services centers in the country. With expertise in launching and managing international operations for cloud software companies, he values empowering talent and stepping aside. Currently, Peter is the SVP Revenue at Veremark, a leading employee verification firm in HR tech. Backed by successful Series A funding, Veremark aims to provide a digital global solution that improves hiring quality and enhances candidate experience, particularly in the Philippines’ BPO and startup sectors.

Sunette Carroll

Enterprise Customer Success Manager

Sunette Carroll is based in Queensland, Australia and has been supporting Education & Enterprise organisations in the APAC region to transform and execute on their Learning Programs & wider Learning Strategies for over 5 years. On most days, Sunette is also a multitasking maestro, a superwoman disguised as an ordinary human being, a relentless advocate for women’s empowerment as well as a genuine supporter of cost effective & accessible learning & development opportunities for all! Sunette will be representing Udemy to talk about how organisations might need to think about preparing the workforce for the skills of the future.

Catherine Lee

Head of Marketing Programs & Engagement


Catherine Lee, also known as Kate is a seasoned professional on financial wellness and employee engagement with a diverse background in finance, marketing, and business strategy. As the Head of Marketing Programs & Engagement for SAVii, she is responsible for fostering engagement with customers and ensuring that the organization delivers the best products, services, and experiences to enhance overall employee wellness.
With a deep understanding of personal finance management, including saving and investing principles, Kate is passionate about the role that financial wellness plays in driving employee engagement, retention, and productivity. She has worked across a variety of industries, including telecommunications, retail, and food & beverage, and has leveraged her expertise to drive business success.

Swu Chyi Gan

Senior Solution Consultant, APAC
Cornerstone OnDemand

Jonathan Pok

Head of Alliances, Asia
Cornerstone OnDemand


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Early Bird Rate

(Valid until April 28, 2023)
$ 249
  • 1-Day Access to all breakout rooms and general sessions.
  • 1-Day Access to executive networking area and sponsor booths
  • 1-Day Access to 5-star luncheon and refreshments.
  • Event Name Badge and other event materials.
  • Access on the Event Gamification
  • E-Certificate of Participation
  • Can get a soft copy of the presentations upon your request

Regular Rate

$ 299
  • 1-Day Access to all breakout rooms and general sessions.
  • 1-Day Access to executive networking area and sponsor booths
  • 1-Day Access to 5-star luncheon and refreshments.
  • Event Name Badge and other event materials.
  • Access on the Event Gamification
  • E-Certificate of Participation
  • Can get a soft copy of the presentations upon your request

Group Rates

10% OFF Minimum of 3 Participants
  • 1-Day Access to all breakout rooms and general sessions.
  • 1-Day Access to executive networking area and sponsor booths
  • 1-Day Access to 5-star luncheon and refreshments.
  • Event Name Badge and other event materials.
  • Access on the Event Gamification
  • E-Certificate of Participation
  • Can get a soft copy of the presentations upon your request


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