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Innovation for Social and Economic Development

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Meaningful Changes through Technology

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Despite the many challenges facing our nation, we remain optimistic and dedicated towards the sustainable and inclusive development of the nation. With strength in numbers, like-minded individuals and progress-driven organizations have banded together to form the Society of Impact Technology United for the Philippines (SIT-UP) whose function will be based on a cooperative platform to launch and support “smart” programs by government, organizations and cities.

With new technologies that are reshaping the modern world, there are new and “smarter” ways to do things. We’re here to instill a culture of innovation-driven economic growth for the benefit of all.

OUR MISSION

SIT-UP is dedicated to support and help shape Philippine businesses, local governments and cities in developing innovative solutions to meet the long-term goals of sustainability, economic growth and help improve people’s lives.

Our alliance network promote peer-to-peer learning and help foster innovation between our members and their key partners such as local government, cities and regional groups.

Going beyond visions and discussions, our impact thinking and impact action focuses on innovative and yet practical ways to overcome challenges through a feasible solutions framework.

In order to drive our message and actions, our organization aims to continuously attract new members, new project partners and secure more long-term alliances with administrators, solutions providers and organizations dedicated towards progress.

Modern challenges call for smart and yet practical solutions, be it step by step program. We believe that small steps are the key to a bright future and we invite you to join in our journey. Together, we can achieve our vision of a sustainable, economically progressive and inclusive nation.

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OUR FOCUS

Our Scope of Impact
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Impact Economies

Helping the national and local government with their economic development agendas through impact technologies and innovation frameworks to meet economic growth and sustain global competitiveness.

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Smart Cities

Helping in the development of the many Philippine cities across the nation based on the concept of smart city sustainability and competitiveness index. The ASEAN Smart City Network has identified Manila, Cebu and Davao as part of the pilot smart cities in Southeast Asia.

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Smart Regions

Helping the provincial regions in the Philippines and their local governments achieve greater growth through impact technology. We aim to render our resources, our knowledge and our cooperation to explore innovation-driven growth.

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Smart Businesses

Helping business transformation through impact technologies. Through innovation and technology, businesses are raising their competitiveness as commerce is being changed by the influence of technology.

BOARD MEMBERS

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Monchito Ibrahim

A well-respected name in the IT-BPO industry, he passionately leads the Philippine society’s transformation. Thanks to his wealth of knowledge and experience gained from extensive involvement in the industry, he can make valuable contributions that redefine practices and boost the country’s competitiveness.

He serves as the executive consultant of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT). Driven by an unwavering faith in the country’s potential for progress, he is actively involved in the efforts to provide strategic insights about the Philippines to attract potential investors.

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James Donovan

He is making an entrepreneurial journey that is focused on making impact investments. His approach promotes making a measurable environmental and social impact while generating financial gains. He does so by delivering innovative but ethical solutions in the areas of education, data management, healthcare, technology and sustainability.

Challenges do not hinder his efforts to advance sustainable solutions even if they require redefining established practices. He delivers changes by example. Some of the most advanced applications he developed together with his team are testaments to that.

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Jeff Williams

A trailblazer and an advocate of sustainable leadership development with more than two decades’ worth of executive-level international IT and operational offshoring experience. As an industry pioneer, he was instrumental in delivering highly complex services in the field of health information management.

He promotes the integration of technology and harnessing of leadership capabilities, among others, to equip the people to make a transformative social change. His various industry associations and board-level management positions allow him to lead the way toward such progress. He maintains an active involvement in the government, academe as well as private sectors.

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Damian Mapa

The commitment to empower and enable the nation and its people is evident in his works. A recipient of the P3 Impact Award, his innovative and impactful efforts to improve the world have not only gained well-deserved recognition. Instead, they have significantly improved the quality of life of the people in and outside of his own country.

Besides his managerial experiences in companies that dominate in their respective industries, his accomplishments are noteworthy as well. In particular, he has been conferred a Data Protection Officer Certification by the TUV Rheinland Academy. As a Certified Information Privacy Manager, his expertise in data protection management extends to a thorough understanding of the applicable regulations.

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Guillermo Luz

He is credited for the establishment of the PDRF’s Emergency Operations Center. The PDRF is regarded as the major private sector coordinator for disaster risk reduction management in the Philippines. He is the Chief Resilience Officer and Advisor of the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF).

He has extensive experience in developing long-term strategies aimed at improving the country’s competitiveness through institution-building, policy reforms, project implementation and performance monitoring, among others.

By holding top-level positions in both the private and public sectors, he has been actively involved in translating visions of a better world into actionable strategies that produce breakthrough results.

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Randy Knutson

Driven by his experience and vision on how technology can reshape business and commerce, he founded DynaQuest Technology Services Inc. in 2013. DynaQuest is an award-winning provider of innovative Blockchain solutions for emerging markets. As the founder & CEO, he is passionate about finding digital solutions for the inclusive, sustainable and economic development of communities that have been underserved, left behind or forgotten.

He is known in the Asia-Pacific IT and Shared Services industry as an innovator and enabler of emerging technology for economic transformation.

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