Jay is a football playing, software coding, hardware hacking, digital rights advocating, tech entrepreneur. He is founder and CEO of Ruby development shop PROUDCLOUD, co-founder and CTO of HealthTech startup MEDIFI, and the founder/CEO of LAUNCHGARAGE, an innovation hub based in Manila. In 2002, he 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.