John Bessey is the Managing Director of Microsoft Philippines, a position he has held since October 2009.
When Microsoft first sat down to discuss what role technology can have to help the Philippines grow we were struck by the clear direction the Aquino administration saw for the country – namely inclusive economic growth, and increased transparency. The “Five Priority Areas” as per 2012 Budget of the government are:
1. Transparent, accountable and participatory governance
2. Poverty reduction and empowerment of the poor and vulnerable
3. Rapid, inclusive and sustained economic growth
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