Philippines Growth Dialogues

Philippine leaders discuss the opportunities and challenges to future-proof the country's growth agenda.
Over the past decade, the Philippines has experienced exponential economic growth and is poised for increased momentum. In this collection, CEOs, technology leaders, and entrepreneurs identify opportunities for the country to solidify its place as a global economic force.

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Ray Alimurung

Ray Alimurung, the CEO of Lazada Philippines, discusses retail, digital trends, and digital payments in the Philippines.

Jaime Ayala

Jaime Ayala, founder of Hybrid Social Solutions and former managing partner of the McKinsey Philippines office, discusses tourism and rural communities in the Philippines.

Mariana Zobel de Ayala

BPI vice president Mariana Zobel de Ayala discusses the Filipino consumer and how technology will be an equalizer for businesses in the Philippines.

Christopher Beshouri

Christopher Beshouri, chief strategy officer of Aboitiz Equity Ventures and Aboitiz Power, talks about the Philippines as a text capital, the country’s investment climate, and the need for the transformation of urban mobility.

Jocot De Dios

J. V. Emmanuel “Jocot” De Dios, former CEO of General Electric Philippines and current CEO of Prime Metro BMD, shares his insights on embracing digital disruption and the energy transition.

Suraj Moraje

Suraj Moraje, former managing partner of McKinsey Philippines, talks about how the Philippines can leverage global trends to stay ahead.

Martha Sazon

Martha Sazon, President and CEO of GCash, talks about democratizing financial services and digital payments in the Philippines and how this purpose drives the organization.

Dr. Jeffrey Staples

Jeffrey Staples, MD, COO of Metro Pacific Hospitals Holdings, talks about health technology and the new frontier of healthcare innovation: ecosystems.

Isabelle Yap

Isabelle Yap, a leader at East West Bank, discusses banking in the digital age, support for small and medium-size enterprises through loans, and cybersecurity.


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