Rey is a digital and culture transformation thought & action leader, a sought-after public speaker, and an accomplished educator, author, business columnist, and innovation coach.
He is the CEO of Hungry Workhorse, a digital and culture transformation consulting firm. He has engaged with several companies and organizations on digital transformation and innovation, helping them in strategy, execution, and culture change management.
He is also the chairman, independent director, co-founder, and adviser of several startup and tech companies. He previously held senior executive roles in Microsoft, Samsung, Globe Telecom, Emerson, and IBM.
He is the Country Representative of the Institute of Change and Transformation Professionals Asia (ICTPA), a premier regional organization on change and business transformation. He is also the Chairman of ICT Committee of the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX) and Vice Chairman of ICT Committee of the Management Association of the Philippines (MAP).
Rey is Professorial Lecturer in the MBA program of De La Salle University, where he has been teaching for 16 years and currently teaches strategic management; Lecturer on Digital Transformation, Leadership and Management in the Benilde – School of Professional and Continuing Education; and was Adjunct Faculty of Asian Institute of Management where he taught Digital Transformation.
He is a business columnist and writer for Manila Times, Manila Bulletin, and Business World. He has written several articles and book chapters on digital transformation, 4th Industrial Revolution, and technology and culture.
Rey earned his MBA from DLSU where he is also finishing his doctorate. He finished courses in business from INSEAD-Wharton University of Pennsylvania, China Europe International Business School, and Helsinki School of Economics.