Jay is a serial tech entrepreneur, a coder, and a soccer player. He is founder and CEO of Ruby development shop PROUDCLOUD, co-founder and CTO of HealthTech startup MEDIFI, and the Founder of LAUNCHGARAGE, an innovation hub based in Manila. He also founded Wi-Fi hotspot network Airborne Access, which was acquired by PLDT in 2008. Holding roles as director, advisor, and mentor in various tech startups in Manila, Jay is considered to be one of the pioneers and thought leaders of the Philippines’ tech startup scene. Jay regularly speaks at local and international forums on the South East Asian startup ecosystem such as the Harvard Asia Business Conference in Boston, with the Global Innovation Gathering at the annual re:publica conference in Berlin, and regional startup conferences in South East Asia.