Winston Damarillo

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Winston Damarillo
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Born (1970-02-16) February 16, 1970 (age 45)
Bohol, Philippines.
Residence Manhattan Beach, California
Alma mater De La Salle University
Occupation CEO, entrepreneur

Winston Damarillo is the CEO of Amihan Global Strategies (AGSX), a strategic consultancy firm and the holding company of his investment portfolio. He is a serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist[1][2] with a track record of building successful technology start-ups. He grew several companies to profitability and subsequently sold to major IT companies: Gluecode Software, an open source application infrastructure company which was acquired by IBM in 2005,[3][4] Logicblaze, acquired by Iona Technologies in 2007,[5][6] and Webtide, acquired by Intalio in 2009.[7][8] Winston is also the chairman of the board of directors for Exist, an award-winning leader in enterprise software development, and concurrently, the CEO and co-founder of Acaleph Storage, a unified storage platform company, and Morphlabs, the world's leading provider of converged dynamic infrastructure for cloud computing. Prior to his entrepreneurial endeavors, Winston was among the highest performing venture capital professionals at Intel, having led the majority of his investments to either a successful IPO or a profitable corporate acquisition. He is one of the Young Global Leader honorees for 2010[9][10] and an active participant of the World Economic Forum. Winston is also a country representative of APEC and chairs the PPTSI Innovation Committee. He is a trustee of the Philippine Development Foundation. Winston is also involved in several organizations that are focused on combining the expertise of a broad range of thought leaders with advanced technology to drive global innovation and growth. In 2011, Winston was selected as a Commissioner in the TechAmerica Foundation – State & Local Government Cloud Commission (SLG-CC).[2] Winston holds a B.S. in Industrial and Mechanical Engineering from the De La Salle University.[citation needed]