I’m a multi-passionate entrepreneur. I had my first start-up in 2003. I’m one of the prime movers in the Philippine start-up scene and I’m honored to be recognized as one of the community’s Faces of Change. I’m the Founder of Shoephoric.com, CEO of Youphoric Labs and Managing Director of The Playground by PHS.
I have always been in love with technology. Growing up, the toys I played with included resistors, capacitors, integrated circuits, multi-testers laying around in my dad's shop. I graduated with a degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering and went on to pursue my Masters in Information Technology.
You can see that I have a great love for technology. I also have a great love for. . . SHOES! I created my personal shoe database so instead of rummaging through my closet every day I simply browse my shoe albums in my computer. My simple “shoe organizer” has now grown into an online community that connects shoe lovers worldwide.
I’m passionate about life. I know that to be able to live my best life, I have to take care of myself. I love to dance. I love to exercise. I love learning how to nourish myself and my loved ones. I love to live a healthy life. It is for this reason that I also established The Playground by PHS. It’s a dance/fitness/wellness studio (both physical and virtual) to serve as a venue to help others in achieving an active and healthy lifestyle.
I chose the entrepreneur path because it allows me to pursue my passions. It is my hope that through this website, I will be able to inspire women like me to CHASE THEIR DREAMS and have the courage to TAKE RISKS. It is in doing so that we REALIZE OUR POTENTIAL AND ACHIEVE THE LIFE OF FREEDOM AND HAPPINESS.