ROB PENGSON Rob Pengson is a chef and self taught entrepreneur who built a collective business portfolio that reached up to an annual revenue of above two hundred million pesos starting out with zero capital. He has completed a business innovation course from Harvard Business School's HBX program and is currently completing further studies in financial accounting, business analytics, and economics also from Harvard Business School. Rob is the founder of the Integra School of Management & Entrepreneurship and is also the founder one of the country's most awarded culinary schools.
TIM FACURI Tim is the Executive Vice President of TimberPro, one of Metro Manila's pest control, sanitation and maintenance services serving more than 2,000 clients a year. Tim specializes in management, data based decision making, manpower training, quality control, customer relations, and leadership.
NATALIE TARIN Natalie Tarin completed her Bachelors of Exercise and Sports Science and her Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in Murdoch University Australia. Natalie worked in three different countries - Australia, Singapore, and the Philippines in multinational companies and startups specializing in sales and marketing.
RACKY TORRES - MANALSATAS Raquel Torres-Manalastas studied Visual Communication in UP College of Fine Arts. She then went to New York for further studies both in Parsons School of Design and New York School of Visual Arts. She further enhanced her design experience by interning with Fabien Baron, a renowned French director known for reinventing Italian Vogue, creative director of Harper's Bazaar and Calvin Klein, and art director of Barneys in New York to name a few. After her stint in the US, she came back home to the Philippines and worked for K2 Interactive, a local company with international offices in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore. She was then selected to lead BBDO Guerrero's branding division, BrandLab. With her exposure to foreign and local multinational companies, it was the right time for her to set up her own brand consultancy office, Six Degrees, which she co-managed with a partner for six years. Deciding to be on her own, balancing between a growing family and a flourishing business, she put up Whitewall Design Studio. A boutique design agency handling both local and international clients with a very personal approach. This is where she imparts the knowledge she has accumulated through her career, making her team bring brands to life and build lasting relationships with each client she serves.
KRES JACOBSEN Mr. Jacobsen worked as an Environmental Sustainable Design (ESD) Engineer with Wood and Grieve Engineers in Perth Australia from 2008 to 2011. He currently does technical consultancy and business development work for PhilDane/Northwind, a local company that is into Wind, Run-of-river and Solar energy development. Kres Jacobsen has degree in Bachelor of Science in Energy Studies and a Master’s in Business Administration from Murdoch University in Western Australia
JOHN VINCE MANGIBIN Jonvic Mangibin is currently the CEO of his own Food and Beverage Solutions Company which handles multiple business models from QSR to Food Halls. He is also currently a GM of an up and coming Food Group which focuses on locally conceptualized establishments. His is also continually working on his start up businesses and hopes to bring the same success to smaller ventures. He aims to share all the raw and hands on experience and knowledge from all the various levels of businesses he has and is working on.