2017 Forum programme

Monchito Ibrahim
 Monchito Ibrahim

Under Secretary
Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT)
Philippines

Biography
Mr. Ibrahim is currently with the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) as Undersecretary for Management and Operations and Countryside Development. Prior to this, he was Deputy Executive Director of the then Information and Communications Technology Office under the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-ICTO). He also served as Commissioner of the former Commission on Information and Communications Technology (CICT) from 2007 until June 30, 2011. In the course of his extensive involvementin the industry, he has worked for multinational companies like Fujitsu, WeServ, Siemens-Nixdorf, Comparex Germany and Unisys Australia in various executive positions. Mr. Ibrahim served as Chair of the APEC Electronic Commerce Steering Group(ECSG) from 2011-2012 after having Chaired the Paperless Trading Subgroup of ECSG for 2 years. He also served as the ASEAN TELSOM Leader of the Philippines from 2009-11.