About Penny Bongato
Penny Bongato is a frequently invited speaker, delivering talks on the Information Technology and Business Process Management (IT-BPM) industry particularly on Leadership Ethics, Customer Service, Talent Acquisition, Leadership Performance and Growth and Industry trends.
As the Executive Director for Talent Development at the Information Technology and Business Processing Association of the Philippines (IBPAP), Penny Bongato manages all talent-related initiatives for the industry, strategic implementation of competency development for academe and industry, as well as partnering with government and industry stakeholders for the growth and development of the talent pool.
In her more than 15 years of HR experience, Penny played several executive HR roles in major outsourcing players in the country (Convergys, Dell and TeleTech) and served as Vice President for HR of the Philippine American life and General Insurance Company, and regional HR Director for Asia Pacific of Headstrong.
An Engineer by education, Penny completed two (2) Engineering degrees – Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management Engineering at De La Salle University. She completed her Masters in Business Administration, Regis Program at Ateneo Graduate School of Business.
Penny is a fellow in Personnel Management, and a former Board of Director of the People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP) and Board of Trustee of the Philippine Society for Training and Development (PSTD).