SPEAKERS | Penny Bongato

Penny Bongato is the Executive Director for Talent Development of the IT & Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP) has more than 30 years of work experience, 20 years of which have been focused on human resource management in the industry and 8 years in academe. As talent development Executive Director at Information Technology and Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP), she manages all human capital -related initiatives for the Roadmap 2022, including implementing the current portfolio of initiatives, working with stakeholders to refresh the portfolio, anchoring the human capital technical working groups, and launching and monitoring the industry-academe-government Partnerships program. the IT-BPM companies.
She has been in the IT-BPM industry for 20 years. She was employee no. 1 of Convergys in the Philippines, the largest contact center in the country. She was also Regional HR Director for Asia Pacific at Headstrong Philippines, now GenPact.
She is also a motivational speaker, success coach and trainer having trained under Jack Canfield himself (author of Chicken Soup for the Soul, The Success Principles among others) on the Success Principles. She also delivers talks and keynote speeches on Leadership, Human Resources, Talent Acquisition, Performance Management and Employee Engagement.
Penny’s story, Proudly Filipino, can be found in Jack Canfield’s latest book, Living the Success Principles. Her own book, Career Shift, will be released in December 2017.
An engineer by education, Penny completed two engineering degrees – Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management Engineering at De La Salle University. She completed her Masters in Business Administration, Regis Program at Ateneo Graduate School of Business. She is also a part time faculty at De La Salle College of St. Benilde, teaching at the Human Resource Management Program.