Boone, as he is more fondly called, is a serial entrepreneur who has successfully exited companies in the BPO (Alorica Philippines), advertising (Dentsu Indio) and fintech (iBazaar) spaces.
With a keen eye for value investing, he placed his bet on the BPO industry’s move upward the value chain and formed the second round of investors that bought into Synermaxx and patiently transformed it into the largest cloud communications as a service (CaaS) company in the Philippines.
He is an online education pioneer in the Philippines, presciently guiding his schools, Gardner College and Gates Professional Schools, in this arena even before the onset of the Covid pandemic. He has also popularized avant-garde 3+1 and 2+2 articulation agreements with colleges and universities in the US, Singapore and Switzerland. Previously, he operated the largest mall-based I.T. school in the Philippines under the Informatics brand name at the SM City North EDSA.
He has received numerous accolades through the years from prestigious award-giving bodies in recognition of his professional excellence in marketing, business, franchising, education and information technology, as well as his volunteer work in the community.
A gifted student, Boone graduated class valedictorian from De La Salle University-Manila with two summa cum laude degrees in Economics and Financial Management, and was the recipient of the Sixto K. Roxas Gold Medal for Excellence in Economics. In between graduation and embarking on the entrepreneurial path, he worked in the laundry and foods categories under the vaunted brand management group of Procter & Gamble Philippines.
Dex is the resident computer whiz in the company. A master of all computer languages, applications, and operating and database systems, Dex has been leading the dynamic programming and R&D teams of Synermaxx for the past 15 years, initially as the company CTO and, later, concurrently as COO. Among his many innovations are the flagship MAXXtext, MAXXmailer, and MAXXpayment solutions of the company.
Prior to joining Synermaxx full-time, Dex was co-founder of ChatPinoy and consultant to various companies in the manufacturing, hotel, education, technology, healthcare and export industries. He also has had hands-on experience as a systems administrator, web developer and programmer.
Dex holds a B.S. in Computer Science degree from Philippine IT education pioneer AMA University. He presently serves in the adjunct faculty roster of Gardner College and Gates Professional Schools, and previously at Informatics College. He is also a scion of one of the leading industrial plastic injection manufacturers in the Philippines.