Ria brings a strong background to People Ignite, coupled with an amazing passion and enthusiasm for her work. She graduated with a BS in Computer Science, Information Technology from De La Salle University. She worked as a trainer for Compulab, Inc., a certified Microsoft Training Provider where she developed a love of working with people and teaching that has become a foundation in her overall work experience. She was one of the pioneer employee of Microsoft Philippines where she contributed significantly in several Sales and Marketing roles during her tenure.
Ria spent 12 years working in San Francisco, California for a Wealth Management Company associated with Boston Private Holdings, in IT Systems Administration roles supporting dynamic and innovative companies in Architecture and Finance.
In People Ignite, Ria specializes in personal development, communication and leadership sessions, focusing on developing talent and enhancing their knowledge, skills and heart, that they may be ready to face any challenge in this changing corporate landscape. She is also the third accredited facilitator for Think on Your Feet® in the Philippines.