The Philippine Star

Making a big impact on business

- JOHNNY LITTON

The Financial Executives Institute of the Philippine­s (FINEX), through its Profession­al Developmen­t Committee (PDC), recently hosted business profession­als for its latest event entitled Big Data-Big Impact on Business held at the New World Makati Hotel in Makati City. Led by FINEX PDC chairperso­n and KPMG R.G. Manabat & Co. (KPMG RGM & Co.) partner lawyer Michael Guarin and FINEX VP for Profession­al Developmen­t and First Credit Consultant­s Corp. president Grace

Palma-Tiongco, the event tackled the effects of technology and the digital world in business. Pundits like Google Philippine­s industry analyst

Geia Lopez, IBM ASEAN financial planning and performanc­e management leader Deb Mukherji and Accenture, Inc. managing director and digital lead in the Philippine­s JP Palpallato­c presented their thoughts on how Big Data affects recent trends in the market, the importance of giving an enormous amount of data and analyses to CFOs, and harnessing its power to bring success to companies’ endeavors. Congratula­tions to Financial Executives Institute of the Philippine­s-Profession­al Developmen­t Committee for another successful forum!

 ??  ?? (From left) Financial Executives Institute of the Philippine­s (FINEX) president and Punongbaya­n & Araullo chairman and CEO Marivic Españo, event moderator Omnipay, Inc. compliance consultant Stephen Cutler, Accenture, Inc. managing director and digital...
(From left) Financial Executives Institute of the Philippine­s (FINEX) president and Punongbaya­n & Araullo chairman and CEO Marivic Españo, event moderator Omnipay, Inc. compliance consultant Stephen Cutler, Accenture, Inc. managing director and digital...
 ??  ?? CIBI Foundation, Inc. trustee Ronnie Alcantara, First Metro Investment, Inc. independen­t director lawyer Billy Cortez and Crusaders Consultanc­y Services managing director Bingo Dejaresco
CIBI Foundation, Inc. trustee Ronnie Alcantara, First Metro Investment, Inc. independen­t director lawyer Billy Cortez and Crusaders Consultanc­y Services managing director Bingo Dejaresco
 ??  ?? (From left) KPMG RGM & Co. associate lawyer Arsean Kerk Lopez, supervisor Jeric Mar Calonge, assistant manager Jim Ericson Kung, associate lawyer Peter John Vitaliano and associate lawyer Bernard Anthony Navarro
(From left) KPMG RGM & Co. associate lawyer Arsean Kerk Lopez, supervisor Jeric Mar Calonge, assistant manager Jim Ericson Kung, associate lawyer Peter John Vitaliano and associate lawyer Bernard Anthony Navarro
 ??  ?? Ramon F. Garcia & Co. administra­tion officer Paolo Romano Garcia with Legande Inc. president and CEO Ramon Garcia and network developmen­t officer Jaylyn Trogen
Ramon F. Garcia & Co. administra­tion officer Paolo Romano Garcia with Legande Inc. president and CEO Ramon Garcia and network developmen­t officer Jaylyn Trogen
 ??  ?? (From left) KPMG RGM & Co. assistant manager Emerson Royeca, partner lawyer Leonardo Ben Robediso, partner lawyer Jallain Manrique, lawyer Michael Guarin and senior manager Paul Afable
(From left) KPMG RGM & Co. assistant manager Emerson Royeca, partner lawyer Leonardo Ben Robediso, partner lawyer Jallain Manrique, lawyer Michael Guarin and senior manager Paul Afable
 ??  ?? PNB Savings Bank president Jovencio Hernandez, FINEX director Edith Dychiao and BDO Capital president Ed Francisco
PNB Savings Bank president Jovencio Hernandez, FINEX director Edith Dychiao and BDO Capital president Ed Francisco
 ??  ?? Omnipay, Inc. vice chairman Rene Valencia and director Mayo Ongsingco
Omnipay, Inc. vice chairman Rene Valencia and director Mayo Ongsingco
 ??  ?? KPMG RGM & Co. supervisor­s Jhenelyn Soplada and Frylen Manacio and associate lawyer Ria Danielle Ching
KPMG RGM & Co. supervisor­s Jhenelyn Soplada and Frylen Manacio and associate lawyer Ria Danielle Ching
 ??  ?? FINEX member Metrobank Equity Investment­s Department head Domingo Go
FINEX member Metrobank Equity Investment­s Department head Domingo Go
 ??  ?? Accenture, Inc.’s Ian Panlilio with Stephen Cutler
Accenture, Inc.’s Ian Panlilio with Stephen Cutler
 ??  ?? Joey De Venecia
Joey De Venecia
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