Alvin is currently Director, Developer and Platform Group at Microsoft Philippines and is the Vice President of the Philippine Software Industry Association (PSIA). In prior roles, he launched the Xbox Games-on-Demand service, led Business Management for SQLServer, grew an online games marketplace to $300M+ yearly, and ran a global service delivery practice with staff in Shanghai, Bangalore, Egypt, and Europe. He is passionate to help grow local software after 15 years competing in the global software industry.
Alvin has an MBA from the University of North Carolina with honors, an MS in Computer Science from the University of Arizona (scholar), and a BSCS from De LaSalle University (cum laude and Best Thesis). He is also a published author on distributed databases.