Joey Gurango started his IT career back in 1982, when he got a job with Apple Computer as a product support engineer for the Lisa computer, the predecessor to the Macintosh. In 1986, he worked as a programmer at Microsoft on version 1.0 of Excel for Windows in Redmond, WA. He moved back to the Philippines in 1991 to start Match Data Systems, which he sold to Great Plains Software in 1999 and then to Microsoft in 2003.
Joey was President of the Philippine Software Industry Association in 2013 and 2014, and now serves as a Director or Coach for several companies and foundations, such as SERVIO Technologies, Xurpas, Kat-ion, Aide, Coders Guild, the Computer Science Education Scholarship Fund, and the Mijares-Gurango Craniofacial Foundation.
Since 2011, Joey has been helping founders and entrepreneurs grow their businesses as a Business Technology Coach!
Joey’s advocacies are to grow our software industry into a major contributor for nation-building, and to turn the Philippines into a nation of programmers.
Business Technology Coach