WINSTON DAMARILLO, Founder and President

Winsto Damarillo - DEVCON PH Founder and PresidentA seasoned technopreneur and founder of DevCon, US-based Winston Damarillo has always been an advocate of the ICT sector in the Philippines and a believer of Filipino software engineering talent. Quarterly, he travels to the country to conduct talks, inspiring students and new software developers. As a technopreneur, Winston’s past endeavors include several companies which Winston grew to profitability and subsequently sold to major IT players: Gluecode Software, an open source application infrastructure company which was acquired by IBM in 2005, Logicblaze, acquired by Iona Technologies in 2007, and Webtide, acquired by Intalio in 2009. Winston is the chairman of the board of directors for Exist Software Labs and MaestroDev.

SHUMATE ROYO, Managing Director

Shumate Royo - DEVCON Managing DirectorShumate enjoys recalibrating careers. She had worked in academia and not for profit organizations and has a strong inclination to Social Entrepreneurship, Home Grown Innovations and Management Leadership. She had a sweet spot for creatives and community building. She is currently the Co-Founder of The Office Project Coworking Studio. She likes sunset, surf and sea.



RJ is working in the field of Software Engineering with Microsoft Platforms, He started volunteering for DevCon in 2013 when he was still a student. He graduated from Far Eastern University – East Asia College with a degree in Information Technology. He is also the Founder and Blogger-in-Chief of Tech Blog


Jhonathan Falcutela - DEVCON VP for Programs

Jhonathan is a digital nomad, indigitousph and padc curator, loves traveling and music and pokemon.

JOSSIE RESMA, VP for Finance

Jossie Resma -DEVCON PH VP for FinanceJossie, DevCon’s VP for Finance, works full-time as a software engineer. She used to be the Sales Head of the Cagayan De Oro Quantum IT Convention. She graduated from Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan with a degree in Computer Science. Learn more about her at