Digital transformation exec Paulo Martin Santos joins Converge
Leading fiber broadband provider Converge ICT Solutions Inc. (PSE:CNVRG) has further deepened its leadership bench, onboarding Paulo Martin “Santi” Santos as its Chief Network Transformation Officer.
Mr. Santos will be tasked with implementing strategic technology initiatives to further modernize the network infrastructure of Converge.
”I’m eager to bring my years of experience in network infrastructure management to Converge, as it aims to bring world-class connectivity to unserved and underserved Filipinos. With a robust network, we will transform our network operations to deliver pervasive Gigabit access to all Filipinos,” said Mr. Santos.
Prior to joining Converge, Mr. Santos was Vice President of Unionbank, leading the Enterprise Communication, Collaboration, and Security division. Under his watch, Unionbank’s network infrastructure was transformed to a cloud-ready Software Defined Network. Among many achievements, Mr. Santos also developed strategic partnerships with Huawei and Globe to implement the first 5G enabled Bank on Wheels, which is the mobile concept branch of Unionbank.
Mr. Santos also established a local startup offering wireless connectivity solutions, WiFi Nation PH, which was later acquired by Smart Communications. As head of Digital Transformation Strategy at PLDT’s Strategy Office, Mr. Santos was responsible for building the strategic roadmap for digitizing corporate operations and customer experience across the PLDT Group of companies.
”We’re building a strong team in pursuit of our vision to become a world-class organization. We’re glad to have onboard a young, tech-savvy executive to transform our network operations,” said Converge CEO and Co-Founder Dennis Anthony Uy.
Mr. Santos is a graduate of University of the Philippines – Diliman (UP Diliman), earning a bachelor’s degree in Materials Engineering in 2013. He was also a student leader, having been elected as the College of Engineering Representative in the University Student Council of UP Diliman.
ABOUT CONVERGE ICT SOLUTIONS, INC.
Converge Information and Communications Technology Solutions, Inc. (PSE:CNVRG) is the fastest-growing fixed broadband service provider in the Philippines. It is the first to run an end-to-end pure fiber internet network in the country, providing Filipinos simple, fast, and reliable connectivity. Aside from broadband services, Converge also offers integrated data center and network solutions services.
With over 523,000 kilometers of fiber optic assets nationwide, it has one of the most extensive fiber networks in the Philippines. With just a service age of two years, the Converge fiber network is also the newest in the industry, and powered by the most modern technology.
Converge provides premium world-class digital experience with this fiber-powered network for residential, enterprise, and wholesale customers. Converge is ISO 9001 and CE2.0 Certified.
Go to https://www.convergeict.com for more information.