Jayvee Badile II was recognized at the Mansmith Young Market Masters Awards (YMMA) in 2020, representing Sun Life Financial. Coming from humble beginnings as a jeepney barker, ‘takatak boy’, street peddler, house helper, firecracker maker, and vendor, Jayvee joined Sun Life as a walk-in applicant when he was just 24 years old. He became a unit manager after 10 months, […]

Neil Trinidad, currently Chief Marketing Officer of Lazada Philippines, won the Mansmith Young Market Masters Awards (YMMA) in 2012. In this interview, he shares about the rapid growth of ecommerce. Neil will provide more inputs at the 12th Market Masters Conference on June 15-16, 2021.  Q1: How are marketing and distribution evolving in your clients’ organizations?  A1: The pandemic has accelerated the growth of […]

Gary Carandang is an entrepreneur and senior consultant of Corporate Achievers Institute (COACH). Prior to this, his corporate life includes being VP Commercial of Republic Cement, Key Account Director and Commercial Unit Director of Coca-Cola Femsa, National Sales Trade Director of Mead Johnson, VP Sales of Nestle where he was expatriated in Switzerland for a year and a half. Gary […]

Boozy.ph is the leading online seller of alcoholic drinks in the Philippines. Its co-founder and partner Jonathan Joson, a winner of the Mansmith Young Market Masters Awards (YMMA) in 2011 for digital marketing, shares with us his thoughts about the ecommerce and the alcoholic drinks industries The search for the 16th Mansmith YMMA is ongoing. Entry forms can be accomplished online […]

Internationally renowned furniture designer Kenneth Cobonpue is one of the ten winners of the 1st Mansmith Innovation Awards. In this interview, we asked Kenneth (who was described by Time Magazine as “Rattan’s First Virtuoso”), about his creative process and why many companies want his name on the door. Mr. Cobonpue will be speaking at the 1st Mansmith Innovation Summit and Awards […]

Mercato Centrale is one of the ten winners of the 1st Mansmith Innovation Awards. Multi-awarded entrepreneur and host RJ Ledesma and his team, along with their partners, popularized Mercato Centrale as a night market in BGC since 2010.  It has since expanded to different areas and day market with carefully curated food tenants. Mercato Centrale is the first food market to […]

Dr. Angela Yu is the incumbent president of Chinovation for Social Progress, moderator of the Binondo Heritage Group, and a past president of Kaisa Para sa Kaunlaran. In this interview, she shares with us some pointers to understand how Chinese culture impacts how they think, behave, and approach their response to calamities. Before we delve into influences of the Chinese culture and the […]

Union Bank of the Philippines is one of the ten winners of the 1st Mansmith Innovation Awards. In this interview, we asked UnionBank President and CEO Edwin Bautista about the thinking behind the multi-awarded digital transformation of the bank, which was their direction under his leadership even before the Covid-19 pandemic. Mr. Bautista will be speaking at the 1st Mansmith […]

The highly influential book “Competitive Strategy” marks its 41st anniversary this year. This book made Harvard Professor Michael Porter the undisputed thought leader in strategy for many decades. Concepts like the 3 ways to compete (differentiation, low cost, or focus), the 5 forces of industry analysis, and the value chain became classic must-knows for anyone in business. Although some of […]

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