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Mr. Gio Abaquin

Head of Strategic Business Development and Innovation

PLDT Enterprise

Mr. Gio Abaquin has over 25 years of extensive experience in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), and Telecommunications industries.


Currently, he is the Head of PLDT Enterprise’s Strategic Business Development and Innovation, where he leads the charge in harnessing the power of emerging technologies, including Mobile Private Networks, the Internet of Things, and API Monetization. With a visionary approach and strategic acumen, Mr. Abaquin is instrumental in driving PLDT Enterprise’s innovation agenda, ensuring the company remains at the forefront of technological advancement.


Prior to joining PLDT / Smart, Gio was a key member of Accenture’s BPO Mobilization team. In

this capacity, he supported project management and transition across various industry verticals,

including Utilities, Telecommunications, Technology, and Fast-Moving Consumer Goods

(FMCG). His strategic oversight and execution were vital in ensuring seamless transitions and

successful project outcomes.

Technology Track: "Enterprise 5G Technology: The Next Big Thing in Connectivity"

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