Jonathan Defensor De Luzuriaga
President, Philippine Software Industry Association
CEO, Spring Valley Inc.
As the President of the Philippine Software Industry Association, Jonathan leads the way for the Information Technology industry of the Philippines. He is also the Founder and CEO of CMI Tech, a software innovations company involved in developments in web, mobile and cloud solutions for various verticals.
Jonathan is a seasoned independent World Bank Consultant for global information technology initiatives responsible for the design and implementation of such projects as the Center of Excellence in IT-BPO for Central Africa, the feasibility study of the Malili Technopark in Kenya as well as a multitude of talent mapping initiatives in Southeast Asia. He has been invited on numerous occasions to lecture about outsourcing and off-shoring at various events and conferences in all parts of the world.
He is known simply as JDL within the different sectors of business processing, information technology and innovation. He holds a Political Science degree from the De La Salle University.