The Company’s Board of Directors, Management Team and Executive Officers

The list of directors of Xurpas Inc. are as follows:

The list of directors and officers of Xurpas Inc. are as follows:

Nico Jose S. Nolledo, Filipino, 42, director of the Corporation since 2001.

Mr. Nolledo is the Chairman of Xurpas Inc. He is the first Filipino Entrepreneur chosen by the Endeavour network. He is also the Ernst and Young’s 2015 Philippine Entrepreneur of the year and was chosen as one of The Outstanding Young Men (“TOYM”) in the Philippines in 2015. Mr. Nolledo holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Ateneo de Manila University.

 

Raymond Gerard S. Racaza, Filipino, 40, executive director of the Corporation

Mr. Racaza is a co-founder and currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation. He is also the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Xeleb Technologies Inc. Before founding the Corporation, he was a Senior Solutions Consultant of Wireless Internet Solutions, Inc. and was part of the original development team of iAyala that built the first Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) site in the Philippines. In 2016, Mr. Racaza was recognized as Executive of the Year in the consumer non-durables category of the International Business Awards. Mr. Racaza holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Major in Information Technology from De La Salle University.

 

Fernando Jude F. Garcia, Filipino, 45, executive director of the Corporation

Mr. Garcia is a co-founder of the Corporation and has been its Chief Technology Officer since 2001. He served as Corporate Secretary of the Corporation until December 2014. He created the Corporation’s Griffin Platform, the mobile consumer content gateway and platform for all of the Corporation’s mobile consumer content products and services. He also created the Corporation’s modular middleware system that can easily integrate with any modern billing gateway. He is the chief engineer responsible for the Corporation’s software architecture and systems integration. Examples of such systems and protocols are the following: SMS (CIMD2/EMI-UCP/SMPP), MMS (EIAF/MM7), Voice Services (SIP), Billing/IN (Diameter/UCIP/ParlayX2.1), Security (IPSEC), Publish-subscribe Systems and Video Streaming (RTMP/HLS). He is also responsible for architecting the Corporation’s fully Cloud-based system infrastructure. Before founding the Corporation, he was a software developer in iAyala. Mr. Garcia holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Physics from the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City.

 

Wilfredo O. Racaza, Filipino, 70, non-executive director of the Corporation

Mr. Racaza has 48 years of marketing and finance experience under his belt. He was the head of New Business Development in Mobil Oil Philippines for 15 years. He is currently an insurance executive in Manulife Financial Philippines for the last 33 years up to present. He is a Registered Financial Consultant (Graduated Cum Laude in May 2015). He has garnered numerous accolades and multiple awards such as Branch of the Year recognitions and consistent agency sales awards. He has been a consistent awardee in the General Agents and Managers Association (GAMA) of the Philippines from 2003 to Present. Mr. Racaza holds a Bachelor of Science in Commerce Degree Major in Accountancy from Xavier University (Ateneo de Cagayan) in Cagayan de Oro City.

 

Mercedita S. Nolledo, 77, Filipino, non-executive director of the Corporation

Atty. Nolledo is currently a director of Bank of the Philippine Islands, BPI Family Savings Bank and BPI Capital Corporation, Anvaya Golf and Nature Club, Inc., Asset Management & Trust Corporation and Michigan Holdings, Inc. She is the Chairman of BPI Investment Management Corporation. She is currently an independent director of D&L Industries, Inc. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of Ayala Foundation, Inc. and BPI Foundation, Inc. She has served as a director of Cebu Holdings, Inc. from 1993 to 2006 and of Ayala Corporation from 2004 to 2010. Atty. Nolledo was formerly Corporate Secretary and General Counsel of the Ayala Group of Companies and the Senior Managing Director of the Ayala Corporation. She served as Executive Vice President, director and Corporate Secretary of Ayala Land, Inc. and as the firm’s Treasurer. Atty. Nolledo placed second in the Certified Public Accountant exams in 1960 and also placed second in the 1965 bar exams. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, magna cum laude, from the University of Philippines. Atty. Nolledo holds a Bachelor of Laws degree, cum laude, from the University of the Philippines.

 

Jonathan Gerard A.  Gurango, 60, Filipino, independent director of the Corporation

Mr. Gurango has a solid track record in forming and running successful software companies. He founded Match Data Systems (MDS) in Seattle, USA in 1987, MDS Philippines in 1991, and MDS Australia in 1996. In 1999, he sold MDS to Great Plains Software, which was acquired by Microsoft in 2001. Mr. Gurango served as the Asia Pacific Regional Director for Microsoft Business Solutions, before he left in 2003 to form Gurango Software. In 2007, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame for Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professionals, in recognition of his mastery of software technology and business. In 2006, the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship acknowledged him as one of the country’s Ten Most Inspiring Technopreneurs. In addition to leading Gurango Software as the most successful Microsoft Dynamics partner in the Philippines, he has co-founded several other software start-ups such as SPRING.ph, and was the President of the Philippine Software Industry Association from 2013 to 2014. Mr. Gurango studied Industrial Engineering at the University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City. He also studied Electrical Engineering at the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA.

 

Alvin D. Lao, 46, Filipino, independent director

Mr. Lao is the President and the Chief Executive Officer of D&L Industries, Inc. He serves as Director of Axis REIT, a real estate investment trust listed in Malaysia and as a Vice President of the Technology Club of the Philippines (Philippine alumni of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology), and is a past president and current member of the Entrepreneurs Organization (EO, Philippine Chapter). He is also a member of the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX) and the Wallace Business Forum. He is a director of Gurango Software Corporation, First in Colours, Incorporated, D&L Polymer and Colours, Incorporated, FIC Tankers Corporation, Ecozone Properties, Inc., Anonas LRT Property and Dev’t Corp., and Hotel Acropolis, Inc. He graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology (Honours) and Statistics. He also holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

 

Mark S. Gorriceta, 40, Filipino, Corporate Secretary, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of the Corporation

Atty. Gorriceta has been in the practice of law for fourteen years. He acts as legal counsel to several other listed companies, its subsidiaries or affiliates. Atty. Gorriceta also serves as Chief Legal Counsel and/or Corporate Secretary to several leading tech companies in the Philippines such as Betur, Inc. (coins.ph), Zalora Philippines,  Xeleb Technologies Inc., Storm Technologies, Inc, Seer Technologies, Inc., Yondu Inc., Altitude Games Inc., Xeleb Inc. and Xurpas Enterprise Inc. He heads the Corporate Department of Gorriceta Africa Cauton & Saavedra. He was formerly connected with the Law Firm of Quiason Makalintal Barot Torres & Ibarra. He is also a member of the IT and Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP), Tax Management Association of the Philippines (TMAP), Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX), Investment Houses Association of the Philippines and International Project Finance Association (IPFA). A member of the Philippine Bar since 2005, he holds a Bachelor of Arts, Political Science degree from the Ateneo de Manila University. He also attended certificate courses in Finance at the Asian Institute of Management in Makati City. Atty. Gorriceta is currently enrolled in Harvard University’s certificate program in Corporate Finance.

 

Alexander D. Corpuz, 51, Filipino, Chief Finance Officer and Chief Information Officer of the Corporation

Mr. Corpuz has 27 years of experience in the field of finance, ten years of which was in investment and commercial banking. He is currently the Chief Finance Officer of Xeleb Technologies Inc. He is also a Director in Yondu Inc., and Seer Technologies, Inc. He was Vice President of Bank of America in 2001, before serving as CFO for Liberty Telecoms, Information Gateway, Mañosa Group of Companies and Hatchd Inc. Mr. Corpuz holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from University of the Philippines, Diliman, Cum Laude. He obtained his Masters in Business Management from the Asian Institute of Management, Makati City. He is a member of the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX).

 

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