Spotlight on Roundtable ATM (AutoTech & Mobility): Grace Vera Cruz of Grab Philippines Takes Center Stage

The upcoming Roundtable ATM (AutoTech and Mobility) on 24th October 2023 at the Asian Institute of Management-Dado Banatao Incubator, Manila, marks a pivotal juncture for the autotech and mobility sector in the Philippines. Esteemed personalities from various sectors, each bringing a profound understanding of the industry’s rapid strides, are slated to articulate their foresight and expertise.

Among the highlights is the keynote speech by Ms. Grace Vera Cruz, the notable Country Head of Grab Philippines. Representing Grab, an iconic brand and forerunner in the industry, Vera Cruz stands as a symbol of the pinnacle of innovation and mastery that budding startups look up to. Her deep-rooted knowledge in operations and strategic thinking presents a treasure of guidance for the evolving autotech and mobility sectors.

A series of enlightening sessions await:

Forent: Revolutionizing mobility with a peer-to-peer platform linking car owners and renters.
AutoServed: Digitizing the car servicing experience, offering transparent costing and live repair updates.
Oseas Tech: A bespoke insurance solutions platform, merging protection with individualized needs.
FAME: A tech maverick offering advanced IoT solutions to reshape global transportation and logistics.
LexMeet: Modernizing the legal world by connecting lawyers and clients for real-time consultations.
The day is set to hit the ground running from the 7:30 AM registration, managed by the adept C4 Events team.

JT Solis, co-founder and CEO of agritech giant Mayani and a celebrated AIM-DBI Startup alumnus, will welcome the attendees, marking the commencement of the insightful sessions.

Homer Nievera, the mastermind behind the influential Negosentro media group and the innovative startup, FAME, will be delivering the opening words. Given his significant contributions to this domain, his remarks are keenly awaited.

The ethos and future of ATM will be mapped out by Mr. Mark Saberola, the brain behind AutoServed. His session will then segue into an insightful exploration of the proposed association’s legal framework by Atty. Marlon Valderama, the brainchild behind LexMeet.

Ms. Vera Cruz’s address is touted to provide an in-depth look into the tech-driven challenges and prospects in mobility, considering her expansive tenure with Grab Philippines and other leading entities.

Concluding the day, Prim Paypon, the visionary Executive Director of AIM-DBI, known for catalyzing numerous startup successes, will share parting thoughts, aspiring to galvanize everyone in attendance.

The Roundtable ATM isn’t merely an event; it signifies a transformative phase for the AutoTech & Mobility journey in the Philippines. With such an illustrious panel, the horizon looks exciting and hopeful.

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