School of Management Business Accelerator program mentors

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John Luis D. Lagdameo

Director
Current director of the Ateneo Business Resource Center and its Business Accelerator program. Has been a marketing, entrepreneurship, and leadership instructor at the John Gokongwei School of Management since 2010. Former director of the Office of International Relations of Ateneo de Manila University, and current Board Member of the Ateneo Center for Organizational Development (CORD) as well as the Ateneo Bulatao Center. Has been part of numerous business ventures; a serial entrepreneur at heart. Graduated with a Management Engineering degree from Ateneo de Manila University and an MBA from the Asian Institute of Management.

Bien Garcia

Lecturer
With over 20 years’ experience in senior marketing and country management postings in consumer electronics, telecoms, FMCG and industrial sales. Successfully mounted guerrilla attacks against monolithic, monopolistic competitors to grab market share and profitably grow the business. Equally capable in long-range strategy and quick-win tactics, and a creative problem-solver in the face of limited resources. Graduated with a Management Engineering degree from Ateneo de Manila University and an MBA from the Asian Institute of Management.

Armando Miclat, Jr.

Lecturer
Graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University with a B.S. in Management Engineering in 1976. Started his career forthwith with Procter & Gamble marketing soaps and Star Margarine. Continued to hold increasing FMCG marketing responsibilities in Johnson & Johnson, General Milling Corp., Alaska Milk Corp. and Mr. Donut. Leaving corporate life in 2005, headed the newly-set up Ateneo Business Resource Center while teaching enterprise incubation. Retired in 2013 but continues to teach marketing and entrepreneurship at the John Gokongwei School of Management