“All I can suggest is to forget about yourself and think about your people. Its always the people who makes things happen.” Pres. Corazon Aquino 7 Distinguished Filipino Alumni
Business and Professional Practice - 2013 Atty. Mariano R. Santiago Distinguished Filipino Alumni List • Year of graduation in AIT: 1974 • Field of study / Program: Transportation Systems • Division / School: • Geotechnical / Transportation Engineering • Other Educational Background: • Bachelor of Science, Philippine Military Academy, Baguio City, 1967 • Bachelor of Laws, Manuel Luis Quezon University School of Law, Manila, 1986 Significant Achievements and Recognitions: • Plaque of Recognition given by the Land Transportation Office, April 2012 for his services from 25 August 1979 to 31 May 1987 • Outstanding Service Award given by the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, Quezon City Chapter, June 2007 • Outstanding Rotary President Award given by the Governor of Rotary International District 3780 in Rotary Year 1995-1997 • Cavalier Award (Outstanding Alumnus Award) for Public Administration on March 1981 awarded by the Philippine Military Academy Alumni Association, Inc. in recognition of the reforms he introduced in the operation of the Bureau of Land Transportation (now Land Transportation Office) as its Director
Business and Professional Practice - 1995 Jaime G. Del Rosario International Affairs - 2012 Elise Acio-del Rosario Graduated from AIT: October 1980 Division: Computer Applications Work Experience • President & Managing Director of Accenture Phils. from 2001-2002. • Country Managing Partner of Andersen Consulting Phils from 1994-2000, Partner in-charge, Manufacturing & Distribution Sector, SGV-Andersen Consulting,1985-1993. • Andersen Consulting Asia Partner in-charge, Process Competence, 1998-2000. • ASEAN Managing Partner, Andersen Consulting’s Food & Consumer Products Practice, 1996-1998. • Chairman & President, One Small Step Forward Foundation, Inc. (OSSFFI), the Family advocacy set up by the Del Rosario couple in 2003. Graduated fromAIT: May1980 Division: Industrial Engineering Work Experience • Worked for 20 years with San Miguel Corporation’s Operations Research (OR) Department. Under her watch, SMC was given the Operations Research Society of America (ORSA)Prize in 1992 for ‘sustained and consistent use of OR In organizational decision-making’, the 1st non-American Company to win the award. Retired in 2000 as Vice President. • Lectured at the UP Graduate School of Engineering and Accenture’s Operations Management for BPO Operations MBA Program • Since 2003, Chief Financial Officer of One Small Step Forward Foundation, Inc., the family advocacy set up by the del Rosario couple. . Other Education • International Research Fellow at the Stanford Research Institute, in Physical Distribution and Materials Management,1984. • BS Industrial Eng’g & Operations Research, U.P., 1977. • Chief Executive Officer, Institute of Advance Computer Tech., 1994-1998. • Director, eTelecare ,2007-2009. Other Education • BS in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, U.P., 1976. Awards & Recognitions • Awardee, U.P.’s 100 Outstanding Alumni Engineers of the Century, Awarded 2010 in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the College of Engineering. • Most Outstanding Alumni, Philippine Science High School Alumni Association, 2002. • Sycip Award, by SGV & Co. 1983.Professional and Community contributions• Weekly columnist for the business World (On the leading Edge on Business Labor and Management 19882-2002. regular contributor, Computer World Phils and FookienTimes The Philippines Yearbook.• Author, 1984 Philippines Businessman’s Guide Microcomputers• Chairman President , Philippine Science High School Foundation Inc., 2004-2007 • OSSFFI continues to help improve the delivery of Public Elementary School education, by donating school rooms, books, audio-video aids, educational games, and building research laboratories; and libraries. Providing after school academic programs such as iSipnayan Math, computer literacy classes, and iRead, an English reading comprehension program; conducting regular story telling sessions; assisting public schools with infrastructure and equipment needs; offering summer sports clinics; providing review Class scholarships to academic achievers; coaching teams for inter-school math competitions, etc. The resources are currently concentrated on Quezon City’s public elementary school system. Awards & Recognition • 2013 Professional Degree Awardee for Industrial Engineering, University of the Philippines given by the UP Alumni Engineers. • 1999 GawadLagablab awardee for Most Outstanding Alumni in Industry, by the Philippine Science High School Alumni Association. Professional Contributions • President of the 50-year old 30,000 member strong International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS) from 2007-2009, the 1st woman and only 2nd Asian to be elected to the post. • Founding Member and 2nd President of the Operations Research Society of the Philippines. President of the Asia Pacific Operations Research Society (APORS), 2002-2005. • Management Science Roundtable Member of the U.S. Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS). On editorial Board of: Journal of the Operational Research Society (JORS), United Kingdom International Transactions in Operations Research (ITOR), ORION, the Journal of the Operations Research Society of South Africa, International Abstracts in Operations Research(IAOR). • Founding member o f the ORSP Committee on OR for Public Service.