Juan Miguel D. Crisostomo
Co-Founder & Chief Advisor to the CEO
“Migs” has been a finance professional for over 10 years, with his domain expertise involving Financial Planning and Analysis, Strategy, Pricing, as well as Investor Relations. He has an in-depth knowledge of margin optimization, is six sigma trained, and is involved in company cost initiatives, as well as business optimization.
He started in the industry as a Senior Financial Analyst, moving up to Regional Finance Manager for Asia Pacific for one of the largest BPO companies, handling multimillion dollar portfolios and delivering bottom-line targets across various US and Australia/Asia Pacific clients. He then headed the Global Financial Planning & Analysis group for the largest Filipino owned BPO company, centralizing and standardizing a fragmented organization, improved profitability, as well as re-engineered the entire pricing process.
In his most recent role, Migs is now the Vice- President of Investor Relations, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Strategic Initiatives. He reports directly to the CEO, and he represents the company in multi-national deals, heads key company initiatives, and serves as the key decision maker for investor management. Migs managed the single largest management buy-out in the Philippines, when the largest telco sold 80% of its stake to equity partners for $350M in 2013. After a year, he singlehandedly managed the divestment of his company’s Healthcare Business for $230M in 2014.
Miguel graduated as a Bachelor of Science in Management in 2002, with a Minor in International Business, from the Ateneo de Manila University. He earned his MBA in 2007, from the Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame, in the U.S.A. Miguel has a diverse background, having experience in operations, finance, consulting, general management, and events management. He has worked in the Philippines, Italy, Japan, and the United States.