Mr. Raymund Liboro, Privacy Commissioner and Chairman at National Privacy Commission

Mr. Raymund Liboro

Privacy Commissioner and Chairman at National Privacy Commission


Privacy Commissioner Raymund Liboro is a seasoned ICT convergence and communications and public administration professional.

He served as the former assistant secretary of the Department of Science and Technology for Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction and was concurrently the OIC director of the Science and Technology Information Institute, the country’s leading Science and Technology Institute.

Prior to joining government in 2010, he was involved in building multi-media platforms and IT startups. In 2005, he founded a mobile-IT company called Megamobile, which was later acquired by the Philippine Daily Inquirer. A mover in IT-media convergence, he brought his expertise to public service by developing award-winning government IT and media platforms, most notable of which was the DOST’s Project NOAH (Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards) program, which has been cited as one of the most advanced e-governance tool in disaster prevention by the United Nations Program Office on Governance (UNPOG).

He also created the STARBOOKS, the Philippine’s first digital library in a box which was awarded by the prestigious American Library Association (ALA) as one of the most innovative library project in the world in 2015. He chaired the country's Integrated Philippine E-Library Program (IPEL). He was chosen as a delegate by the US State Department to the prestigious International Visitor Leaders' Program for 2015.

Privacy Commissioner Liboro is an alumnus of the University of the Philippines – School of Economics. He is married to a physician and they have three children. Enjoying his private-side of life with his family is for him his best ongoing project, and the best recognition he got was earning the “Ulirang Ama” award in 2014.

Chosen as the country’s first Privacy Commissioner last March, together with his team in NPC, their vision is to establish a world-class regulatory and enabling agency upholding the right to data privacy, ensuring personal data protection while promoting the free flow of information; committed to excellence, driven by a workforce that is highly competent, future-oriented, and ethical, towards a competitive, knowledge-based, and innovative nation.

 Jojo Uligan, President and Board of Director at Contact Center Association of the Philippines

Jojo Uligan

President and Board of Director at Contact Center Association of the Philippines


“Jojo” Uligan is the General Manager of Curo Teknika Inc and IT Support Outsourcing Company  andcurrently the President  and founding  Board member of the Contact Center Association of the Philippines (CCAP). He has been responsible for spearheading the Association’s numerous activities, including international trade missions, conferences, seminars, and networking events.

Jojo is a pioneer in the industry as well as a sales and marketing veteran, with more than 18 years of continuous exposure to actual contract negotiations, He has previously worked as a business development manager, program director, and head of account services for leading call center and telecommunication companies.

 Benedict Hernandez, Chairman at Contact Center Association of the Philippines

Benedict Hernandez

Chairman at Contact Center Association of the Philippines


Benedict Hernandez is the Chairman of the Contact Center Association of the Philippines. He is also Service Delivery Operations Lead for Accenture Operations in the Philippines and has overall responsibility for the delivery of Accenture Operations in the Philippines to top clients worldwide. These include industry-specific BPO services, notably, health administration and care management, network services, utilities, as well as cross–industry BPO services, such as finance and accounting, human resources and customer contact services.

Benedict is a recognized industry leader and pioneer. He has served as President & CEO of the IT-Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP) and currently is its Chairman of the Board Executive Committee. He is also the President of the Contact Center Association of the Philippines (CCAP), of which he is a founding board member. Through these industry engagements, Benedict helps drive multi–sector efforts to continue growing the country’s IT and Business Process Management (IT-BPM) economy, including industry roadmap development, talent development programs, policy advocacy, and country brand promotion.

 Pierre Noel, Chief Security and Privacy Officer

Pierre Noel

Chief Security and Privacy Officer


Pierre is currently advisor to Grab, board advisor at Airbus Industries and board member of PARIMA. Previously, he was the Chief Information Security and Privacy Officer at Huawei Technologies and Chief Security Officer and Advisor for Microsoft in Asia.

 Rebecca Herold, CEO at The Privacy Professor®The Privacy Professor and President at SIMBUS

Rebecca Herold

CEO at The Privacy Professor®and President at SIMBUS


Rebecca has 25+ years of systems engineering, information security, privacy & compliance experience, is CEO of The Privacy Professor® consultancy she founded in 2004, & President of SIMBUS, LLC Information Security, Privacy & Compliance cloud services she founded in 2014. Rebecca engineered the SIMBUS architecture and associated services.

Rebecca has authored 19 books, the last two of which were privacy books published by ISACA in 2017; one titled, “ISACA Privacy Principles and Program Management Guide” and the other titled, “Implementing a Privacy Protection Program: Using COBIT 5 Enablers With the ISACA Privacy Principles.” Rebecca has contributed to dozens of other books and hundreds of articles. Rebecca led the U.S. National Institute of Standards & Technology Smart Grid Privacy Subgroup for 7 years, was a co-founder/officer for IEEE P1912 Privacy and Security Architecture for Consumer Wireless Devices Working Group, and is on many advisory boards. Rebecca was Adjunct Professor for the Norwich University MSISA program for 9 years, has received numerous awards and keynoted on 5 continents. Rebecca appears regularly on the KCWI23 morning television show, hosts the Voice America radio show “Data Security & Privacy with the Privacy Professor” each Friday afternoon, and is quoted in diverse publications.

Rebecca has degrees in Mathematics, Computer Science and Education. Rebecca earned the following certifications: CISM, CISA, FIP, CIPT, CIPM, CIPP/US, CISSP, FLMI.  Rebecca is based in Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

 Roeland van Zeijst, Global Cyber Security Strategist

Roeland van Zeijst

Global Cyber Security Strategist


Roeland van Zeijst is passionate about protecting what is dear to us, through innovation. A global speaker on cyber security strategies, he draws on various backgrounds, having experienced working in international law enforcement, in managing mass media and in developing internet connectivity.

In the 1990s, Roeland founded the first direct-access internet provider in the Netherlands. His country was the first to connect to the internet outside of the United States, spawning a vast industry that is still leading today, with a historically-determined strong emphasis on protecting people’s privacy. After obtaining a degree in Computer Engineering, Roeland worked as an award-winning presenter on Dutch national radio, while simultaneously studying the scientific field of Artificial Intelligence, in which he graduated cum laude. Next, he played a key part in implementing Burgernet – the Dutch national interactive civilian’s alert network. From 2015 to 2017, Mr. Van Zeijst facilitated the development of INTERPOL’s Cyber Fusion Centre in Singapore as a Digital Crime Officer.

Roeland van Zeijst has published several articles on hot topics in cyber security, in English, Dutch and German. Being an avid diver, Roeland loves to visit our part of the world.